Opinion

Geography and the coming US-China war at sea

Geography and geopolitics will determine the course of any US-China war. China is at a disadvantage on both counts. Jerry Hendrix and Robert Bateman Soon, steel-hulled...

What is (wrong with) radicalisation?

The recent Manchester bombing is likely to lead to renewed media and policy focus on radicalisation and a search for a reason for it By...

Pakatan’s PM candidate: From saving M’sia to self agenda

In all earnest, the thought of Anwar, the jailed PKR leader, making his way as premier, does not arouse wholehearted joy COMMENT From saving Malaysia to...

Why is Australia stalling on China’s OBOR?

Geostrategic concerns about the Belt and Road are overblown. So why is Australia so reluctant to participate? James Laurenceson and Xunpeng Shi China’s massive Belt and...

Cheer up, Dr M, your dying ‘child’ has new parents

Why is Mahathir 'crying' since his malnourished and abused 'child' is being resuscitated? COMMENT What a sad moment for Dr Mahathir Mohamad for having 'lost' the...