Contesting Malaysia’s Integration into the World Economy
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Contesting Malaysia’s Integration into the World Economy

Edited by Rajah Rasiah, Azirah Hashim and Jaswant Sidhu A Book Review “Show me the book the man reads, I will proceed to show you the man,” affirmed George Bernard Shaw. While there is much truism to what Shaw may have once said, “Contesting Malaysia’s Integration into the World Economy,” as edited by Rajah Rasiah,…

When IDF goes amok
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When IDF goes amok

For the past 100 days, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has hit forests, residential homes and roads in the border area of Lebanon, but on January 17 an Israeli drone raided the National Evangelical Church in the center of the town of Alma Al-Shaab, causing major damage to the home of the church’s cleric, Pastor…

The cluster humanitarian mess of no equal 
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The cluster humanitarian mess of no equal 

While the Middle East and Persia have witnessed countless wars, the invasion of Israel on October 7th 2023 by a combination of Hamas, invariably, Islamic Jihad, too, has made it the most deadly one. Not since 1945, according to the United Nations (UN) has the world witnessed the sharpest spike in daily fatalities. As this…

Why the shuttle diplomacy of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Is failing
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Why the shuttle diplomacy of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken Is failing

The word “shuttle diplomacy,” was coined in the aftermath of October 6th 1973. Otherwise know as the Yom Kippur War to the Israelis and the Ramadan War to the Arabs. Henry Kissinger was then the National Security Advisor of President Richard Nixon. To prevent an escalation of the conflict then, Henry Kissinger was known to…