Former PM Najib Razak has become a poster boy for corruption in Malaysia but he is only the tip of the iceberg. For those of us who have spent years on the front lines of the fight against corruption Malaysia,
The recent midterm election in the Philippines drastically enhanced the president's power. Although President Rodrigo Duterte's name was not on the ballot in the May 13 midterm elections in the Philippines,
The recent escalation in Idlib demonstrates that Russia and Turkey are increasingly unable to agree on Syria. Over the past few weeks, northwest Syria witnessed yet another serious military escalation.
Еvery year, a day after Israel marks its independence day on May 14, we commemorate with sadness and nostalgia the Nakba of 1948. The events of that year changed the Palestinian lot for generations to
The Saudi Shia community has been caught in the struggle between Iran and Saudi Arabia for regional hegemony. Last month, Saudi Arabia quietly beheaded 37 people, mostly Shia men from the country's Eastern
The White House should stop taking cue from Arab dictators on its foreign policy. One has to admire US President Donald Trump's tenacity. Despite the many fiascos of his Middle East policy, he keeps going
Having vowed to protect the 'downtrodden', the Islamic Republic is unable to undertake any major structural reforms. Six months after the US sanctions came into effect, Iran's economy appears to be struggling.
The American right is systematically trying to cover up far-right crimes by focusing attention on the Muslim community. On April 27, the last day of Passover, John Earnest, a 19-year-old white male, walked
The EU has the leverage to resolve major Balkan issues, such as the Serbia-Kosovo dispute. Why is it holding back? This week's mini-summit on the Western Balkans hosted in Berlin by German Chancellor Merkel
Tensions between the United States and Iran have flared up since the Trump administration withdrew from the nuclear deal with Iran last year and began ratcheting up sanctions on the Islamic Republic. this
Counter-revolutionary forces are seeking to resurrect the military dictatorship model the Arab Spring dismantled. With the breakout of the Arab Spring more than eight years ago, pro-democracy activists