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The Global Plague of Nepotism: Political Monarchy Creation in Action
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The Global Plague of Nepotism: Political Monarchy Creation in Action
January 30, 2019

French Canadian author Danielle Tremblay summed up best the scourge of nepotism: “Despotism favors the despot, nepotism favors the despot's genes.”

Malaysia’s Najib sought CIA support before election defeat
July 21, 2018

Malaysia’s previous Najib Razak-led government appealed to the United States’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) seeking American support to form his country’s next government ahead of a closely fought election on May 9, according to a recent expose published by local news portal Malaysiakini.

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Three Muslim Crown Princes Stake Their Claims
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Three Muslim Crown Princes Stake Their Claims
April 14, 2018

The Crown Princes of Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, and the Malaysian Sultanate of Johor are all staking their respective claims to authority that have far-reaching consequences beyond their own potentates.

Southeast Asia Turning into Battlefield: Regional Security Outlook Marked by Uncertainty
June 16, 2017

Indonesia and Malaysia, and other countries with sizeable Muslim minorities, like the Philippines, realize just how vulnerable they are. They have been on high alert for fighters returning home from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) front lines in Syria and Iraq. The group has made known its ambition to create Southeast Asian provinces of the ISIS caliphate. According to a report published by the Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC), a Jakarta think-tank, Southeast Asia faces a growing risk of extremist violence to encompass the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia…

Southeast Asia Turning into Battlefield: Regional Security Outlook Marked by Uncertainty
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Sheikh Imran Hosein Shares his Vision of Contemporary World
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Sheikh Imran Hosein Shares his Vision of Contemporary World
June 1, 2017

Sheikh Imran Hosein is a distinguished Islamic scholar, author of many books, expert in Islamic eschatology, international politics and finance, and contemporary socio-economic and political issues. In his work, the sheikh emphasizes Islamic spirituality, ihsan, in the absence of which all knowledge would be confined to the mere perception of worldly reality. The principal themes upon which he discourses are the nature of being, relationship to God and the interrelationship of the three major monotheistic faiths, the Messenger Muhammed (s.a.v.s.) and his teaching, and the nature of contemporary Western society with its deleterious impact on other civilizations and cultures…

Sheikh Imran Hosein to Muslims: Your Primary Guidance is the Quran, not CNN or other Media
May 31, 2017

Interview with Sheikh Imran Nazar Hosein, an Islamic scholar, author and philosopher specializing in Islamic eschatology, world politics, economics, and modern socio-economic/political issues.

Sheikh Imran Hosein to Muslims: Your Primary Guidance is the Quran, not CNN or other Media
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Malaysia: US Loses Another Key Ally in Asia Pacific Region
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Malaysia: US Loses Another Key Ally in Asia Pacific Region
November 7, 2016

Malaysia is another old time America’s ally to shift away from the US orbit following the Philippines. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak visited China on October 31-November 6 to sign 14 agreements totaling 143.64 billion ringgit ($34.25 billion), including a defence deal.  Malaysia agreed to buy four Chinese littoral combat ships. Two will be built in China and two in Malaysia…

Southeast Asia Faces up to Islamic State Threat
August 11, 2016

The fight against the Islamic State (IS) group is on the rise in the Middle East. Reports from the region regularly hit the headlines. But the recent terrorist threats to strike Brazil during the Olympics prove that terrorism must be fought on multiple fronts. The international efforts so far have not reduced the terrorism capability and global reach. Southeast Asia, an overlooked region, may be the next battle field in the global fight against the extremist group…

Southeast Asia Faces up to Islamic State Threat
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