Dr K.U. Menon is Senior Consultant at the Ministry of Communications & Information (MCI). After four decades in the Civil Service, he is currently one of the supervisors of the Singapore Policy History Project at MCI and is also as an Associate Trainer at the Civil Service College.

I Hasten To Beg Your Indulgence

“I hasten to beg your indulgence…”: When Declassifying Can Also Mean Decoding

When the National Archives embarked on the declassification initiative to unlock documents previously labelled as “secret” and “confidential” for public access, it also had to decipher what was actually written, says K.U. Menon. “Those who control the present, control the past and those who control the past control the future.” – George Orwell George Orwell’s…