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The Islamic opposition in Malaysia : new trajectories and directions?
The shattering defeat of PAS in the 2004 general elections, while holding on to the reins of government in the state of Kelantan by a tiny majority, heralded an era of introspection for party leaders and strategists. PAS ...
Afghanistan and peace-building : where to after Ashdown?
Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai’s refusal to accept Paddy Ashdown as the United nation’s ‘super envoy’ raises questions about the future of that mission, and more generally the difficulty of post-conflict peace-building.
Intellectual property authentication by watermarking scan chain in design-for-testability flow
This paper proposes an intellectual property (IP) ...
Security in the South China Sea : China's balancing act and new regional dynamics
In essence, Chinese policies over the South China Sea (SCS) disputes since the mid 1990s can be characterized as trying to strike a balance between sovereignty, development and security interests. China, like other disputants, ...
Soft power in Chinese discourse : popularity and prospect
This paper attempts to analyze the Chinese discourse on soft power and address these majour issues: How do the Chinese elite understand and interpret soft power? Why is there sucha a strong interest in soft power in ...
The Indian Ocean Naval Symposium : will the navies of the Indian Ocean Region unite?
India recently launched the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) to promote cooperation between navies and coast guards across the Indian Ocean Region. However, past attempts at promoting cooperation in the region have ...
The indigenisation of terrorism in India
Some of the most recent attacks in India, including the Mumbai outrage, involved at least logistical assistance from India citizens. However, considerable neglect of this reality, in the media and other wise, could undermine ...
Multirate output feedback based LQ optimal discrete-time sliding mode control
The traditional approach of sliding mode control design has been the design of a control so as to achieve a pre-designed sliding objective. However, not much research has been carried out in the area of designing ...
Politics, pluralism and the polls : a changing scenario?
The March 8 general election in Malaysia is significant in many ways. It is also about and old rivalry between Abdullah Badawi and Anwar Ibrahim and what they represent. Both have much at stake. Abdullah will succeed if ...
Design and integration of 60-GHz grid array antenna in chip package
Driven by the great potential to revolutionize short-range high-speed wireless personal area ...