Although Malaysia has globalized its education system, it is still encumbered by Malay cultural norms that are preventing evolution of higher education institutions to their best potential.
America and its 62 nation coalition is becoming increasingly isolated and irrelevant as Russia maintains its airstrikes in Syria
Both Abbas and Netanyahu were engaged in empty rhetoric and slogans for domestic consumption instead of proposing new, credible, and constructive initiatives.
Putin has highlighted on various occasions the contribution Russia's mineral wealth, in particular oil and natural gas, must make for Russia to be able to sustain economic growth.
The initiative of Rohingya refugees in KL captures the spirit of the SDGs, perhaps as well as, if not better, than most hasty, headline-based government policies.
PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's speech to the UN General Assembly last week contained a concoction of half-truths and outright lies that everyone listening to him should question.
Over three decades, Al-Qaeda has undergone a number of changes. Faced by an alliance of powerful governments and the Islamic State rival, a new change is required.
Obama's acceptance of Russia and Iran as acceptable partners, but not Syria, makes no sense.
Indirect pressure via China to head off a launch and a less confrontational stance post-launch are advised.
Analysis of the Iranian nuclear deal conclude that Tehran’s submission to economic pressure promoted negotiative flexibility.
At worst, it could lead to a 1964 Tonkin Gulf-type incident at sea that leads to war. China's unlikely to want that.
America's ongoing insistence on wanting Syria's President, Bashar al-Assad, removed from power continues to hinder American policy on removing Islamic State.