6:22 pm January 18, 2015 | No Comment
In the exercise of freedom of expression, content matters. So does social context.
4:07 pm January 16, 2015 | 4 Comments
So what does a rich traffic jam vocabulary tell us about Indonesia’s changing environment?
2:44 pm January 11, 2015 | 73 Comments
Like the imams and the cardinals I condemn the slaughter of civilians and peace officers and feel compassion for all the victims and their families. But I can’t say, “I am Charlie Hebdo.”
4:02 pm January 4, 2015 | No Comment
To be sure, hardly anybody wins this kind of war any more. It’s too asymmetrical for the stronger side to score an absolute victory.
3:54 pm December 21, 2014 | 3 Comments
Instead of Rohingya, they’re called Bengali to pass them off as recent runaways from Bangladesh. They’re not welcome in Bangladesh. Nor anywhere else.
2:20 pm December 14, 2014 | 3 Comments
It doesn’t matter if the Bajau is Bruneian, Filipino, Indonesian or Malaysian. You sink his boat, you’ve sunk a home. Sink six and you’ve submerged a housing complex.
7:42 pm December 7, 2014 | No Comment
Think how much more can be pulled off in an administration whose second foreign policy priority is “enhancing the global role of middle power diplomacy.”
8:21 am December 2, 2014 | 1 Comment
Putin will be well advised to suppress his hang-ups and become less adventurous at those borders. I think the United States and its allies will welcome every good reason for lifting the sanctions that Putin can provide. The sanctions are also hurting them and creating risks.
3:00 pm November 23, 2014 | 2 Comments
Lack of infrastructures is a nasty economic disease. But it’s nothing that political will to invest can’t cure.