EDITORIAL: Pakistan must expand its role
Few countries are as pivotal today in the global struggle against terrorism as India’s Muslim neighbour
REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE: Rising China versus rising India
How do you cope with the rise of China? Since last week, it has become very clear that a do-able option is to create another rising Asian power. But the chosen country would have to possess distinctive qualities and values that the world’s most-populous country does not have, at least for the foreseeable future.
Non-interference under the microscope
The upcoming Asean Ministerial Meeting (AMM) in Vientiane could very well see the age-old taboo of non-interference being challenged, following recent statements out of Malaysia about the ongoing violence in Thailand’s Muslim-majority South.
No news is bad, bad news
Sex, religion, magic, blackmail, lots of money and lurid visuals. The tale of Nain Ae is the perfect news story for the Thaksin era.