Trump’s enfeebled America stands alone


July 20, 2017 Trump’s enfeebled America stands alone Economic change has affected other countries, but they have managed globalisation by Martin Sanbu@www.ft.com Donald Trump with his Foreign Policy Novice, SIL Jared Kushner The US President used to be thought of as the leader of the free world. America’s western friends are finding that they can … Continue reading

Promises and Pitfalls of the Belt and Road Initiative


July 20, 2017 Number 388 | July 19, 2017 ANALYSIS Promises and Pitfalls of the Belt and Road Initiative By Bipul Chatterjee and Saurabh Kumar China’s signature economic and foreign policy project – the ‘Belt and Road Initiative’ (BRI), also known as ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR) – is the most ambitious global connectivity project … Continue reading

Moon and Trump and North Korea–Divergent Path between Diplomacy and Confrontation


July 20, 2017 Moon and Trump and North Korea–Divergent Path between Diplomacy and Confrontation Moon and Trump in The White House Lawn by Jeffrey Robertson @at Yonsei University http://www.eastasiaforum.org During a recent sit-down with South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in at the Oval Office, a larger than normal media contingent surged forward, knocked over some furniture … Continue reading

Indian Muslims: Think before like MIC you leap into the heap of empty promises


July 19, 2017 Indian Muslims: Think before like MIC you leap into the heap of empty promises by Rais Hussin@www.malaysiakini.com Islam is an emancipating religion. It seeks to liberate minds and bodies from the shackles of the old order. Blessed are those who use Islam to free themselves from the chains of slavery. It is not the … Continue reading

Rosie, Diamonds are not forever


July 19, 2017 Rosie, Diamonds are not forever by Azly Rahman http://www.malaysiakini.com I am back from a hiatus. So, excuse me while I rant as Jimi Hendrix excuses himself kissing the sky! Prime Minster Najib Razak and his beautiful First Lady–Malaysians define beauty differently   So, what the hell are Malaysians going to do about … Continue reading