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Pakistan’s Political Conundrum: Who Conspired To Oust The Imran Khan Government And Why?

April 7, 2022

 Osman Softić || 7 April 2022   Pakistan has become embroiled in a deep political crisis which culminated late last week, prompting Pakistani president Arifur Rahman Alvi to dissolve parliament, thus circumventing the vote of no confidence motion in the […]

American Political Opportunism and Washington’s Long Overdue Genocide Determination

April 2, 2022

Maung Zarni || 2 April 2022   On March 21, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announced a (Rohingya) “genocide determination.” The U.S. decision was largely welcomed by Rohingya survivors. Myanmar is a signatory to the interstate treaty Convention on […]

The Role of Islam in Foreign Policymaking – Part II

March 29, 2022

Emir Hadzikadunic || 29 March 2022 Muslim leaders and Islamic related constraints on foreign policymaking Foreign policy is ultimately formulated and implemented by individuals in leadership positions, “suggesting that obvious and important avenues of research in the role of religion […]

The Role of Islam in Foreign Policymaking – Part I

March 23, 2022

Emir Hadzikadunic || 23 March 2022   Abstract Religion has been often ignored dimension of statecraft, more so by realist or neorealist schools. This article explores the question of how a number of states, in which all, or a considerable […]

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine Through My Burmese Eyes

March 16, 2022

Maung Zarni || 15th March 2022   I have never been to either Petro’s Ukraine or Putin’s Russia. But the news of Putin’s conscript Russian army launching a full-scale invasion – deeply unpopular with the Russian people at home as […]

Is Bosnia-Herzegovina Next on Russia’s Radar?

March 12, 2022

Could the vulnerable Balkan state become Vladimir Putin’s next target?   Emir Hadzikadunic || March 12, 2022 Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has raised fears among many Bosnians that their vulnerable state could also become a target. Like Ukraine and Georgia, both now […]

Ukraine: Understanding the Concern of the Other

February 28, 2022

Chandra Muzaffar | 28th February 2022   The mainstream Western media is almost unanimous in demanding that Russia and Vladimir Putin stop their military operation in Ukraine immediately. This in their opinion is the only solution to the current conflict. […]

Nostalgia Kolonial Macron: Projek Islamik anti-Muslim

February 17, 2022

Salman Sayyid  || 17 Februari 2022 Terjemahan: Ahmad Muziru Idham Dalam satu lagi langkah Islamofobia, rejim Perancis bersedia untuk menubuhkan sebuah badan baharu bagi menguruskan penduduk Muslim terbesar di Kesatuan Eropah, iaitu Forum Islam (The Forum of Islam) di Perancis. […]

Macron’s colonial nostalgia: anti-Muslim Islamic project

February 14, 2022

ISTANBUL In yet another Islamophobic measure, the French regime is set to establish a new body to manage the largest Muslim population in the European Union: The Forum of Islam in France. This forum will consist of people selected by […]

The Consequences of Speaking Out Against Religious Illiberalism in Malaysia

January 26, 2022 by Mustafa Akyol

Anyone who can liberate the Malay Muslim mind is a dangerous threat. That is why the authorities had to censure Mustafa Akyol. They detained him, interrogated him and made his immediate future uncertain. –Mariam Mokhtar, Malaysian journalist, Oct 2017   […]