Regional Outlook, Global Perspective
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0 comments, 18/07/2018 in Insight, Viewpoints

At a seminar on “Challenges and Opportunities of Digital Diplomacy” in Jakarta recently, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi called for the increased u... Read more...

0 comments, 11/06/2018 in Insight, Viewpoints

According to Zbigniew Brzezinski, there are five major shifts that will shape the world to come, besides that worrying story of America’s fracturing. They are - in no particular order - the Russians coming of age, the European community settling in as a moderating influence, the Islamic violent aw... Read more...

0 comments, 04/06/2018 in Insight, Viewpoints

When Jared Kushner made his address at the inauguration of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, he said that this would take the peace process forward. Because now, he says, the issue of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel was off the table. The major fallacy here is that every nation has a right to choose... Read more...

0 comments, 28/05/2018 in Insight, Viewpoints

Twenty years seems like a long time. But in the age of a nation, it is a mere flash. It seems iike yesterday we were stunned when President Soeharto appeared on television and announced his resignation. Even his vice president Habibie just stood there, looking lost. All the military and civilian pro... Read more...

0 comments, 18/05/2018 in Insight, Viewpoints

What political miracle did former and now current Malaysian Prime Minister create on May 6? Not only did he come back after 15 years of political retirement following 22 years of service as Prime Minister at the age of 92. More importantly, Mahathir put the brakes on 60 years of the Barisan Nasional... Read more...