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Shiite Resistance to Malaysian Religious Orthodoxy
A closer analysis of the dynamics within the Shiite community in Malaysia would suggest that its failure to present a united front in dealing with the discrimination towards the community is an important factor that continues ...
The Rise of Trump and Its Global Implications, US-China Economic Ties Under Trump: Need for More Balance
The US under Trump bemoans its trade deficit with China as a serious economic threat. Should it be a justification for the Trump administration to impose protectionist measures against China?
After Shaming Aung San Suu Kyi: Then What?
While the UN has described the latest atrocities in Myanmar on the Rohingya minority as textbook ethnic cleansing, the international reaction of shaming Aung San Suu Kyi for the Rohingya crisis is unhelpful to all parties. ...
Avoiding Nuclear Crises in Asia
Confrontations between nuclear-armed states in Northeast and South Asia conform to a historical pattern of brinkmanship mixed with caution. But with risks still serious, a more effective response is required.
Setting the Scene: Interreligious Dialogue in Plural Societies
Many see interreligious dialogue as a way to promote social cohesion and increase societal resilience. However, what potential barriers or worries stand in the way of implementing it?
Cyber Cooperation for ASEAN : Smoother Ride on Track II?
The recently-concluded ASEAN Summit in Singapore called for the promotion of secure and resilient information and communications technologies (ICT) infrastructure. It noted that this can contribute to regional security and ...
India-Pakistan Tensions: Back to the Future in South Asia?
The relative stabilisation of India-Pakistan relations following the US intervention in Afghanistan was an exception rather than the norm. The recent developments in the region indicate a return to the old patterns of ...
Armed Forces of the Future: Going Green?
Green defence technologies may hold the answer to meeting military requirements for future forces. There are three areas where green defence could enhance operational readiness for armed forces of any size. There are, ...
Iraqi and Syrian Civil Wars: Back to Square One?
Adversaries of “Islamic State” (IS) use the crumbling of the “Caliphate” to move their pawns forward in Iraq and Syria, raising the spectre of simultaneous conflicts. Will military victories over IS be a tactical success ...
India’s Northeast: A Rugged Link to ASEAN
India’s Northeastern region bordering Myanmar plays a critical role in the ‘Act East’ Policy and serves as a potential link to ASEAN.