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State of Southeast Asia: 2019 – Scepticism & Hope

A survey titled, " State of Southeast Asia: 2019"  by the Asean Studies Centre (conducted between November 18th and December 5, 2018, and released on January...

Changing Dynamics of India-U.S. Relations: A time for Introspection

The post-Cold War system has been a multipolar system in which countries like India and China have become significant poles in international relations. However,...

Four Critical Questions About Thailand’s Upcoming Election

In recent weeks, Thailand’s ruling military junta has taken a number of steps to host the country’s first election since 2014, with the Election...

Islamophobia as a Threat to Global Peace: Politics, Media and Rhetoric

Etymologically, Islamophobia, as the combination of the words “Islam” and “Phobia” which derived from Phobos, known as “the god of horror” in ancient Greece,...

Preparing to Withdraw from the Nuclear Agreement: A Heated Debate in Tehran

Following the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), U.S. President Donald Trump has...

A Gordian Knot for India and China: Foreign Policy Implications of Rajapaksa’s Return

October 26 would be remembered as a dreadful day in the political history of Sri Lanka, when a major upheaval shook the island nation,...

B-Day: What Next for Britain’s Beleaguered Brexit Government?

With several days of Brexit related chaos behind us, it is worth taking stock of Britain's position and direction, with the proviso that things...

What is Behind Jair Bolsonaro’s Rise in Brazil?

Almost the entire world has heard about Jair Bolsonaro by this moment, the most likely next president of the Latin American largest country. He...

EU Move to End Cambodia’s Free Trade Status Must Be Trigger for Democratic Change

European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström announced on October 5 that the EU had started a review of Cambodia’s duty-free access to European markets,...

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