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OUR HUMANITY ; OUR IDENTITY

May 2, 2021

Chandra Muzaffar | 1st May 2021.   Identity politics has been on the ascendancy in many parts of the world in the last few decades. Its relationship to ethnicity, culture and religion is what concerns us at this point. To […]

SYRIA : THE PRICE OF RESISTANCE

March 22, 2021

Chandra Muzaffar || 22 March 2021 Few nations in recent decades have been targeted by a superpower the way the United States of America has subjected Syria to various forms of attack. Apart from military assaults and acts of political […]

Magellan, Inquisition and Globalisation

March 16, 2021

Felice Noelle Rodriguez & Jomo Kwame Sundaram || 16 March 2021 KUALA LUMPUR: Globalisation’s beginnings are symbolised by Ferdinand Magellan’s near circumnavigation of the world half a millennium ago. But its history is not simply of connection and trade, but […]

WINNING VOTES THROUGH IDENTITY POLITICS

February 5, 2021 by Dr. Chandra Muzaffar

According to official estimates, Donald J. Trump obtained a little more than 74 million votes in the November 2020 presidential election losing to Joseph Biden who secured a little more than 81 million votes. Biden won by a comfortable margin […]

Leadership Manoeuvres : The Real Reason

January 12, 2021 by Dr Chandra Muzaffar

Chandra Muzaffar || 12th January 2021.   Why is it that in spite of increasing Covid 19 infections, rising fatalities, massive floods in a number of states and serious economic challenges, some politicians are still indulging in political machinations and […]

Muhammad Abduh’s Influence in Southeast Asia – Part III

January 7, 2021

Ahmad N. Amir, Abdi O. Shuriye & Jamal I. Daoud || 7 Januari 2021   ON ISLAMIC MOVEMENTS AND INSTITUTIONS The impact  of Muhammad Abduh is manifestly evident  in  current religious movements and institutions in the Malay world. Notable among […]

Muhammad Abduh’s Influence in Southeast Asia – Part II

January 3, 2021

Ahmad N. Amir, Abdi O. Shuriye & Jamal I. Daoud || 3 January 2021   ON PRESS AND JOURNALS  The celebrated journal al-Manar, edited and published  by  Muhammad Rashid Rida between 1898-1935, had great ramifications and lasting influence in Southeast […]

No Credible Alternative to the US Grand Strategy in Europe

December 23, 2020

Emir Hadzikadunic || 23 December 2020    Contrary to the claims that US liberal hegemony is a source of discord, its mission in Europe was historically successful and mutually beneficial both before and after the Cold War. Never in the […]

Muhammad Abduh’s Influence in Southeast Asia – Part I

December 20, 2020 by Ahmad N. Amir, Abdi O. Shuriye & Jamal I. Daoud

Ahmad N. Amir, Abdi O. Shuriye & Jamal I. Daoud || 20 December 2020   ABSTRACT Muhammad Abduh had a remarkably profound and lasting impact in Southeast Asia. His reformist ideas had strong repercussions in the political and social landscape […]

Dayton peace (dis)agreement, 25 years on

December 15, 2020 by Emir Hadzikadunic

Emir Hadzikadunic || 15 December 2020   Today marks the 25th anniversary of the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, also known as the Dayton Accords. The landmark agreement between Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Croatia, which […]

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