Tag: RSIS

Malaysia in 2014: A Perspective from Thailand

Malaysia in 2014: A Perspective from Thailand

Unrest in Thailand could influence political developments in Malaysia. Thai-Malaysian relations have in the past decade been predominantly shaped by the situation in the three southernmost provinces of Thailand. In 2004, under the Thaksin Shinawatra administration, an Islamist insurgency...

The Fallout From Syria: Hate Speech in Indonesia

The Fallout From Syria: Hate Speech in Indonesia

Jihadi groups propagate an anti-Shia narrative to mobilize Indonesian militants to fight in Syria. A hate speech regulation is desperately needed in Indonesia to contain the damaging effects of jihadi propaganda, as this narrative is increasingly used to mobilize Indonesian Muslims against the...

Gulf Security: A Risky New US-Saudi Blueprint

Gulf Security: A Risky New US-Saudi Blueprint

A US-backed Saudi blueprint risks splitting the GCC. In a bid to reassure Gulf states worried about a US-Iranian rapprochement and critical of American Middle East policy, the Obama administration has opted to back Saudi efforts for regional hegemony through greater integration of Gulf military...

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