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Duterte: Delivering the Promised Peace to Mindanao
After years of starts-stops and derailment of peace agreements, the Philippines is today poised to make a peace breakthrough in strife-torn Muslim-dominated Mindanao in southern Philippines. The potential game changer is ...
Brexit and Its Aftermath - What now for Britain and EU?
Britain voted to end its long-standing membership with the EU and in doing so started a possibly long period of economic insecurity with global repercussions. Borne from the disillusionment of the working classes, many ...
The Rise of Trump and Its Global Implications - America At War With Itself
The running war of words between the White House and the mainstream media is bad news for the fight against fake new. It will lead to an even more divided America and will have consequences for the rest of the world.
North Korea’s Musudan Missile: An Evolving Threat
North Korea’s recent failures to launch intermediate range missiles should not be derided prematurely. Pyongyang has the time and political will to refine its Musudan missile into a viable threat.
Modi’s Demonetisation Gamble
Since the costs of the shock currency move of last November continue to mount while the benefits are less obvious, the forthcoming state elections will be a key test for Prime Minister Modi and his economic reform programme.
Al-Fatihin: Islamic State's first Malay language newspaper
The so-called Islamic State (IS) has just released its first newspaper in the Malay Language, and declared in it a wilayah (province) in the Philippines. The publication of a Malay-language IS newspaper would have implications ...
President Duterte: A Different Philippine Leader
The Philippines’ new president Rodrigo Duterte will act differently from his predecessors. There is a need for a more layered understanding of the man and his policies.
IS Terrorism: How to Win the Ideological Battle
The recent terrorist attacks in several countries by individuals inspired by the so-called Islamic State (IS) highlight the enduring ideological threat of IS. Serious consolidated efforts are needed to meet the threat with ...
Myanmar’s National League for Democracy: From Opposition to Office One Year On
The 2015 General Election in Myanmar was largely seen as free and fair, and adhered to international standards. It saw the National League for Democracy under the chair of Aung San Suu Kyi forming the new government. One ...
The Rise of Trump and Its Global Implications “Radical Islamic Terrorism”: What’s in a Name?
The new Trump administration has made the eradication of “radical Islamic terrorism from the face of the earth” a policy priority. However such terminology reveals a flawed understanding of the true nature of the ongoing ...