The world of politics is not yet entirely bipolar, and even though the U.S. and China are competing for influence in Southeast Asia, it is not necessary for countries here to side with either one of them.1 Comment
With Buddhism as its majority religion, Thai society's ethical norms are based largely on religious morality.
It has had a grand history in defending the rights and interests of developing countries, especially when they were newly independent from colonial rule.
Tomorrow, for substantial numbers of voters in the U.S., the country will be in ruins. One of the very few things that unites Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump is a shared belief that the election of their advisory will mean disaster.1 Comment
Elections in two-party systems are meant to provide the voter a clear choice, such as alternative paths to the future that the electorate must choose between. Rarely, however, has there been an election where the choice has been so stark.
Sovereignty: it's a word that evokes so much power and passion, such patriotic zeal. It is also one that despite its empowering and sage references is primarily bandied about in tense and tumultuous times. Interestingly, a debate about sovereignty underway in the UK sheds light on Pakistan's own obsession with the concept, and demands that we approach it with greater circumspection.
There are five separate "eyes" that are linked together, which observe your every moment and personal life 24 hours a day.1 Comment
On Nov. 8, the United States will host an intriguing election. As the date draws closer, the results of the election appear harder to forecast.
The 8th BRICS Summit in Goa concluded with some general agreements and negotiations on a wide range of aspects to concretize economic policies, but the India-Russia arms deal made through informal processes on the sidelines of the summit was a major pact, which changed the distribution of power and relations among Asian countries.
Do you know that only 13 percent of the world population enjoys a free press? According to Freedom House Report of Press Freedom, in 2016 the safety of journalists was guaranteed in just 13 percent of the world's population.