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The Role of Islam in Foreign Policymaking – Part V

May 6, 2022

Emir Hadzikadunic || 6 May 2022   Conclusion The objective of this article was to provide an overview of the role of religion in Muslim majority states, in this case Islam, in their foreign policymaking. Notwithstanding its complex relationship with international […]

The Role of Islam in Foreign Policymaking – Part IV

April 28, 2022

Emir Hadzikadunic || 28 April 2022   International level and Islamic related constraints on foreign policymaking Realists pay little attention to human or domestic factors in foreign policy analysis and focus instead on states as unitary and rational actors who […]

The Role of Islam in Foreign Policymaking – Part III

April 17, 2022

Emir Hadzikadunic || 17 April 2022   Domestic level and Islamic related constraints on foreign policymaking In addition to their individualities, leaders almost always face domestic constraints on foreign policymaking.[1]At this level, it is largely about two theoretical frameworks. On […]

Liberal Fundamentalists and Imranophobia

April 11, 2022

SherAli Tareen || 11 April 2022   Among his many achievements, Imran Khan can also boast the unique honor of attracting detractors of remarkably varied stripes and persuasions. While some consider him a ‘Jewish Agent’ (an outright anti-Semitic framing), for […]

Pakistan’s Political Conundrum: Who Conspired To Oust The Imran Khan Government And Why?

April 7, 2022

 Osman Softić || 7 April 2022   Pakistan has become embroiled in a deep political crisis which culminated late last week, prompting Pakistani president Arifur Rahman Alvi to dissolve parliament, thus circumventing the vote of no confidence motion in the […]

American Political Opportunism and Washington’s Long Overdue Genocide Determination

April 2, 2022

Maung Zarni || 2 April 2022   On March 21, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken announced a (Rohingya) “genocide determination.” The U.S. decision was largely welcomed by Rohingya survivors. Myanmar is a signatory to the interstate treaty Convention on […]

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine Through My Burmese Eyes

March 16, 2022

Maung Zarni || 15th March 2022   I have never been to either Petro’s Ukraine or Putin’s Russia. But the news of Putin’s conscript Russian army launching a full-scale invasion – deeply unpopular with the Russian people at home as […]

Is Bosnia-Herzegovina Next on Russia’s Radar?

March 12, 2022

Could the vulnerable Balkan state become Vladimir Putin’s next target?   Emir Hadzikadunic || March 12, 2022 Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has raised fears among many Bosnians that their vulnerable state could also become a target. Like Ukraine and Georgia, both now […]

Ukraine: Understanding the Concern of the Other

February 28, 2022

Chandra Muzaffar | 28th February 2022   The mainstream Western media is almost unanimous in demanding that Russia and Vladimir Putin stop their military operation in Ukraine immediately. This in their opinion is the only solution to the current conflict. […]

Macron’s colonial nostalgia: anti-Muslim Islamic project

February 14, 2022

ISTANBUL In yet another Islamophobic measure, the French regime is set to establish a new body to manage the largest Muslim population in the European Union: The Forum of Islam in France. This forum will consist of people selected by […]

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