3:44 pm April 20, 2015 | No Comment
As each side builds up its capacity for war, the possibility of a widespread Sunni-Shiite conflagration increases.
4:47 pm April 12, 2015 | 1 Comment
The Indonesian situation has a curious precedent in the tenure of India’s first Sikh Prime Minister Manmohan Singh between 2004 and 2014
4:05 pm April 12, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia could finally have a partner in building an oil refinery capable of handling 300,000 barrels of crude daily — a partner that doesn’t demand too many tax breaks.
5:02 pm April 6, 2015 | 3 Comments
Ahok’s in-your-face bravado ─ a novelty in Indonesian politics, unheard of coming from a Chinese Indonesian ─ has earned him both admirers and detractors.
3:51 pm April 6, 2015 | No Comment
For Obama, a comprehensive, lasting settlement would constitute a major part of his foreign policy legacy — one of the key pillars of which is enhanced global nuclear security.
1:55 pm April 2, 2015 | 1 Comment
Jakarta must consider the possible domestic pressure under which the MSG governments could find themselves, if the cause of Melanesian solidarity gains momentum in the Pacific region.
3:25 am March 30, 2015 | 1 Comment
Jordan is an oasis of calm and stability and a haven for tourists in search of ancient history, magnificent landscapes and religious connection.
5:16 pm March 29, 2015 | No Comment
The other game changer in the Middle East is the fury of the Sunni-Shia clash, with Saudi Arabia leading the Sunni charge and Iran championing the Shia side.
12:50 am March 23, 2015 | No Comment
Uncle Sam might as well have also gasped, “Et tu Brute?” when John Bull said he was joining the Chinese dragon in setting up the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
6:53 pm March 15, 2015 | 1 Comment
It would be neat if the US president were more mindful of his rhetoric so he didn’t draw red lines he couldn’t defend.
5:09 pm March 8, 2015 | 6 Comments
China is engaged in an entirely different kind of argument: changing maritime reality in the South China Sea.
9:21 pm March 1, 2015 | 1 Comment
After the fall of Marcos, Almonte, now a brigadier general, together with allies in the banking world, tried to recover some $213 million of the Marcos wealth stashed in a Swiss bank.