The Palestine Issue gives UMNO-BN the edge in GE-14


February 2018 The Palestine Issue gives UMNO-BN the edge in  GE-14 Author: Mohd Azizuddin Mohd Sani, Universiti Utara Malaysia http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2018/02/03/islamic-agenda-is-the-malaysian-oppositions-achilles-heel/   For the ruling Barisan Nasional coalition (BN), the Palestine issue is an opportunity to unite Malaysians ahead of the 14th general election, which will be held by July 2018 at the latest. Concerns about … Continue reading

Playing to The Parochial and Sentimental Malay Gallery: The Israeli visit


February 20, 2018 Playing to The Parochial and Sentimental Malay Gallery: The Israeli visit by Dato’ Dennis Ignatius Why not use of our soft power to improve our relations with Israel and help the Palestinians in the process? One way to promote better understanding is to allow Malaysians to visit Israel where they will learn … Continue reading

“Don’t slander Rosmah over jet ride, Dr M told.”


February 20, 2018 Comments of an UMNO serf in a resurgent feudal society-“Don’t slander Rosmah over jet ride, Dr M told.“ https://www.malaysiakini.com/news/412260 The UMNO Serf- Rizal Mansor The Special Officer to the Prime Minister’s wife, Rizal Mansor, said it was regretful that a statesperson such as Dr Mahathir Mohamad would resort to slander Rosmah Mansor. … Continue reading

Trump’s Son-in-Law Jared Kushner’s gargantuan debt matters


February 20, 2018 Note: Sorry guys, for being silent for most of last week as I was outstation. Since I am the master of this blog and do not employ an assistant, my silence is understandable (health wise at 79 this May, I am fine both mentally and physically), and also a relief to some … Continue reading

A new model of great-power relations?


February 14, 2018 A new model of great-power relations? Author: Editorial Board, East Asia Forum http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2018/02/12/a-new-model-of-great-power-relations/ Asia’s economic ascendancy over the past half century has depended on a period of remarkable regional peace and stability. This is not the natural order of the world: international relations theorist Hedley Bull reckoned that the natural order is … Continue reading

When Criminals like M01 and his cohorts go free, and good men are going to jail, we Malaysians are doomed


February 13, 2018 Malaysia: When Criminals like M01 and his cohorts go free, and good men are going to jail, we  Malaysians are doomed by Dato’ Dennis Ignatius When good men go to jail & scoundrels go free “When exposing a crime is treated as committing a crime, you are ruled by criminals.” ~ Anonymous It … Continue reading