World

May, 2019

  • 21 May

    Kashgar: Melting Pot of Tradition and Modernity

    The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) under the BRI lends Kashgar and Xinjiang as a whole added significance because of the geographical proximity to Pakistan.

  • 18 May

    The Emigration Election: Why the EU is Not Like America

    Migration is not the defining issue for most Europeans. As they head to the polls, concerns about the economy and climate change often have higher or equal salience.

  • 13 May

    Will The Gambia be a Turning Point for AU Peace Efforts?

    After struggling to achieve results, the African Union is taking a different approach to post-conflict reconstruction in The Gambia.

  • 10 May

    View from Europe: 60 Days to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal

    Europe and Iran both want to save the nuclear deal. But each side needs to fully understand the other’s point of view if they are to avoid dangerous miscalculations.

  • 4 May

    Another Setback for Stability in Mali

    Mali’s dire security situation is in the spotlight, but the political climate has also deteriorated considerably.

April, 2019

  • 19 April

    Tightening the Belt and Road in Malaysia

    -- Behind the sensationalist headlines, the pragmatic leadership of China and Malaysia's elderly statesmen is quietly charting a balanced and stable course for bilateral relations. -- A Mahathir-led Malaysia has never shirked from calling out the self-interested and bullying behavior of major powers while advancing regional forums that give greater voice to smaller nations. -- An increasingly difficult United States coupled with a cooperative China has seen Malaysian government sentiment shift in Beijing’s favor despite the aforementioned challenges.

March, 2019

  • 31 March

    Why OIC Remains Ineffective on Kashmir

    The 46th session of Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Conference held in Abu Dhabi recently was unique in many ways: it was held at a time when India and Pakistan were on the verge of war over Kashmir; Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj, for the first time, was invited to address an OIC conference; Pakistan’s Foreign …

  • 17 March

    Christchurch Mosque Shootings Must End NZ’s Innocence about Right-wing Terrorism

    Most New Zealanders see immigration as beneficial for their country, but extreme nationalist politics have been part of communities for a long time.

February, 2019

  • 4 February

    View from Europe: In Afghanistan, a Fragile Hope Emerges

    Should peace talks succeed, Europeans and other international partners will need to demonstrate staying power in times of peace as well as war.

January, 2019

  • 21 January

    Will Sudan’s Latest Protests Bring Down Bashir?

    Although the armed forces still back the president, the protests could yet bring about change.