DJT’s Muddled Foreign Policy


April 23, 2017 DJT’s Muddled Foreign Policy: Holding the Free World hostage to Trump’s Oversized Ego by Dr. Munir Majid http://www.thestar.com.my DJT: Exploding from the starting blocks only to realise that as President he is in a long distance race to make America Great Again PRESIDENT Donald J. Trump exploded from the blocks after his … Continue reading

Canada’s Foreign Policy: Middle Power Engagement with Asia-Pacific in Trade and Peace


April 23, 2017 Canada’s Foreign Policy: Middle Power Engagement with Asia-Pacific in Trade and Peace by Adam P MacDonald http://www.eastasiaforum.org Ever since Washington unveiled its ‘rebalance’ strategy for the Asia Pacific, debate has emerged in Canada over the need for a similar ‘mini-pivot’ towards the region. Despite its large Western coastline, Canada does not self-identify … Continue reading

Najib Razak’s Baloney Economics


April 22, 2017 Najib  Razak’s Baloney  Economics by TK Chua http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com Since when is inflation not due to bad policies, poor macroeconomics management, inefficiency, massive corruption and loss of confidence? Sorry, are there new economic theories emerging? A Political Baloney Why single out some external factors igniting inflation when these factors are also applicable and … Continue reading

Trump’s militaristic Foreign Policy


April 22, 2017 Trump’s Militaristic Foreign Policy by Carl Bilt http://www.project-syndicate.org Carl Bildt was Sweden’s foreign minister from 2006 to October 2014 and Prime Minister from 1991 to 1994, when he negotiated Sweden’s EU accession. A renowned international diplomat, he served as EU Special Envoy to the Former Yugoslavia, High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, … Continue reading

Malaysia: Vision 2020 on Track? Nah, Bangsa Melayu, Not Bangsa Malaysia


April 21, 2017 Malaysia: Vision 2020 on Track? Nah, Bangsa Melayu, Not Bangsa Malaysia by Wan Saiful Wan Jan http://www.thestar.com.my IT is sometimes disheartening to see the spat between Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad. Nevertheless, when a sitting Prime Minister is attacked, regardless by whom, of course he would react. … Continue reading


April 21, 2017   Criticism of Beijing’s North Korea Policy ComesFrom Unlikely Place: China by  Chris Buckley BEIJING — When China’s best-known historian of the Korean War, Shen Zhihua, recently laid out his views on North Korea, astonishment rippled through the audience. China, he said with a bluntness that is rare here, had fundamentally botched … Continue reading