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US Pivot to Asia

Does a No-confidence Vote Signal the End for Malaysia's PM?

Rachael Willis | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics
Rachael Willis

As Najib Razak, Malaysia's current Prime Minister, struggles for political survival on the back of the 1MDB scandal, observers are questioning whether this signals the end of his position as the nation's leader.

The Philippine-U.S. New Security Pact: Good Bargain, or a Lopsided Deal?

Richard Javad Heydarian | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics
Richard Javad Heydarian

Filipino officials have emphatically announced a new era in Philippine-U.S. bilateral alliance. Critics, however, believe the administration has offered Americans precious access to Philippine bases in exchange for marginal tactical advantages.

U.S. Pivot to Asia

S. Azmat Hassan | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics
S. Azmat Hassan

Global events and the U.S. reaction to them have more or less determined that the so-called pivot currently remains more of an aspiration rather than a reality.