UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES-AN ARAB REVOLUTION

POPULAR MYTHS What appears to be a “popular revolt” shaking sections of the Arab world shows signs of shifting the precarious balance of power in the middle east with an unexpected and perhaps unintended elevation to Iran’s power and its position in the region. THE LONG SHADOW OF IRAN  Iran (or Persia) is not an Arab country. … Continue reading

TEOH BENG HOCK – THE DEATH OF A JUDGE

THE MAKINGS OF A PERFECT STORM In a most cynical demonstration of the politics of power, of intimidation, of money and of race, the Chinese community in a politically volatile and racially divided Malaysia have once more shown how disingenuous and misleading their claims to being second class citizens, being discriminated against in Malaysia is.  Teoh Beng Hock, … Continue reading