MUCH CONTROVERSY has been generated recently by the discovery of an ‘anti-Muslim’ course run at a US military academy. Now denounced at the highest echelons of the army, this course included
THE TIES CAME TO LIGHT when David Webb, an activist investor in Hong Kong, sought figures on the Special Administrative Region’s Capital Investment Entrant Scheme (CIES), a measure which requires mainlanders
IN MY YEAR on the Joint Staff a decade ago, two phrases appeared in all talking points about the NATO missions in the Balkans: ‘In Together, Out Together’ and ‘Hasten the Day’. The first referred to a promise by
IN A POPULAR BLOG entitled Africa Is A Country, Gregory Mann, Associate Professor at Columbia University, recently repeated a familiar narrative depicting the Tuareg rebellion in Mali in racial terms. It referred to
A DRIVE THROUGH the broad avenues of what is one of Africa’s more glamorous cities yields few pointers to the post-election crisis that tore apart the country’s just-healed political process last year.
A STANDOFF BETWEEN the Philippines and China at Scarborough Shoal has brought tensions in the South China Sea to their highest level since the 1994 Mischief Reef incident
GREEN GROWTH. A major attempt to resuscitate the concept of sustainable development, combining it with the fights against climate change and the global recession, is under way. Its roll-out will culminate in the