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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 ...
Indonesia’s 2018 Regional Elections – The Race For West Java’s Governorship : Some Preliminary Observations
The West Java gubernatorial elections are one of the key highlights of the 2018 Regional Executive Elections. What are some of the trends that can be discerned from the West Java gubernatorial contest?
Children of War: Multi-generational Impact of the Syrian Conflict
Children are being recruited in multiple capacities and significant numbers within the ranks of armed groups in the Syrian conflict. The participation of children in the conflict carries an inevitable multigenerational ...
Trump’s Tweets vs. Actual Policy
When Donald J. Trump took over as president, there were concerns that the US would become more isolationist given his ‘America First’ approach. Trump’s campaign rhetoric had clearly promised such a shift. One year into his ...
Trump and Southeast Asia : Portents of transactional diplomacy
In the wake of three Southeast Asian prime ministers’ visits to the Trump White House, a new pattern of diplomatic communication appears to be taking shape – transactional diplomacy.
Build Back Greener: Climate Change & Humanitarian Response
Humanitarian response traditionally provides relief and protection to a population affected by conflict or natural disaster. Environmental considerations and climate change adaptation however have yet to be fully integrated ...
Britain and ASEAN : Strengthening Ties Post-Brexit
The UK makes a tangible and significant contribution to the security and prosperity of Southeast Asia, and to strengthening and supporting ASEAN, and the Rules Based International System (RBIS) it seeks to uphold. This ...
Expanding KL-Saudi Ties: Benefits and Risks for Malaysia
King Salman of Saudi Arabia visited Malaysia on the first stop of a month-long tour of Asia, signing several agreements that signal not only an increased level of engagement between the two countries, but also a shift in ...
Climate policy without the US
Since no problem is more threatening to human future than climate change, there is a need to understand the implications of the US exit from the Paris Agreement. Will implementing the climate pact without the US really ...
The Rise of Trump and Its Global Implications - The Trump Doctrine Thus Far: Neither Rhyme Nor Reason
President-elect Donald Trump uses the mantle of unpredictability to disguise his foreign policy intentions. However behind his missteps the incoming Trump administration has no consistent worldview from which to fashion a ...