Defence Tax for Foreigners? Total Defence or Totally Defensive?

Saw this article on the Straits Times and figured it might be relevant for many of my readers who happen to be serving time actively serving NS now. In any case, the arguments are quite interesting (analogy, and then projection) in themselves. 

Defence tax for foreigners will hurt S’pore ultimately

A PROPOSAL to impose a “national defence duty” on permanent residents (PRs) and foreigners could just wreck Singapore’s competitiveness.

And it would be seen as populist, short-sighted, even xenophobic.

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