As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, one looks for new signs of hope, new options for managing the exposed vulnerabilities. Euromoney wrote recently that COVID-19 is giving the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) an opportunity to prove its value to the world. From his office in Beijing,…
The recent order by the ICJ in The Gambia v. Myanmar provides a concrete contribution to the efforts of the international institutions aimed at addressing the humanitarian emergency in Myanmar/Bangladesh and preventing the commission of acts of genocide against the Rohingya.
Dispossessed families had little choice – beyond heading for the slums of the major cities – but to migrate to what were ambiguously called the ‘last borders’.
Among its major findings, the research pointed out that a dual and dynamic response to terrorism exists, affecting the agency of both state and non-state actors.
Indonesian President Jokowi has appointed his rival, former Army Lieutenant General Prabowo, as defense minister. While Jokowi has understood correctly how to navigate the intricate context of Indonesian politics, the role of the military, and the interplay of ethnicity and religion remain open issues for future scenarios in the country.