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Post-Presidential Election 2019 – Indonesia’s Shariatisation Agenda : Where is MUI Headed?
Indonesia, as a non-theocratic state, is quite adept at inducting sharia law in its legal and public spheres. The Indonesian Ulama Council, MUI, is a key institution behind the shariatisation drive. How will shariatisation ...
Modi’s Two-Front Diplomacy : An Opportunity Ahead?
A recent Chinese proposal for good neighbourliness offers Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a rare opportunity to address India’s concerns over the Sino-Pakistani economic corridor in his two-front diplomacy.
Russia and Germany : A New Future?
Russia’s Eurocentric foreign policy is focused on Germany, its most significant partner in Europe. The Trump administration’s policies towards Germany, and the rise of anti-EU and anti-NATO populist parties in Europe and ...
After the ICCS – Building Social Cohesion : Committing to a Participatory Approach
While discussing ways to build social cohesion is important, how do we move beyond such conversations and motivate everyday individuals to take action?
Return of Great Power Rivalry
Astute students of security and geopolitics might be forgiven for thinking, on the basis of developments in recent years, that we are faced with the re-emergence of the Great Power rivalry, with the key protagonists being ...
Aircraft Carriers in the Indo-Pacific : Enduring Value
Aircraft carriers are admittedly vulnerable to a number of weapons, increasingly hypersonic missiles. However, their value in a variety of scenarios greatly outweighs their vulnerabilities, and for these reasons Indo-Pacific ...
Intelligence : Evolving Limitations and Contributions
On its own, intelligence is rarely enough and has its limitations. In an increasingly complex security landscape with non-state actors and great power tensions, the importance of learning from the past and understanding ...
Christchurch Terror Attack : New Zealand’s Multi-Faceted Response
New Zealand’s reaction to the mass attacks on two mosques in Christchurch was more complex than portrayed by the media. The overall response has, however, been thorough, constructive and inclusive.
IMF Changing of the Guard : Sorry Tale of Leadership Transition
An opportunity to reform the process of appointing the leadership position of the IMF has surfaced but it is unlikely to be seized. Instead, liberal values such as meritocracy, diversity and representation are likely to ...
EU’s New Commission Leadership : What It Means For Asia
After a controversial package deal, the European Council finally settled on a new leadership for the bloc’s top jobs. How will the new leadership affect the EU’s outreach to Asia?