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Opinion: The Politics of Islamophobia

By Ian Buruma
Project Syndicate

NEW YORK — There are many roads to political disaster: greed, hubris, the charisma of the demagogue, and, perhaps most dangerous of all, fear.

Op-Ed: Girls, Women Still Being Hurt Across the World

Across the world, violence against women and girls remains one of the most serious — and the most tolerated — human rights violations, both a cause and a consequence of gender inequality and discrimination.

The Question of Independent Agencies

(9 April 2013) The committee of the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) dismissed the allegation that Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has given 30 million baht loan to her partner's company. The NACC explained the transaction did not violate any laws and that the loan interest has been properly paid.

Editorial: Fight the Coup, Not the Soldiers

Non-violence should be the watchword of anti-coup protesters.

The Great Democracies’ New Harmony

By Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

The Danger of a Weak Europe

By Joseph S. Nye
Project Syndicate

CAMBRIDGE – In 1973, US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, following a period of American preoccupation with Vietnam and China, declared a “year of Europe.” More recently, after President Barack Obama announced a US strategic “pivot,” or rebalancing, toward Asia, many Europeans worried about American neglect. Now, with an ongoing refugee crisis, Russia’s occupation of eastern Ukraine and illegal annexation of Crimea, and the threat of British withdrawal from the European Union, 2016 may become, by necessity, another “year of Europe” for American diplomacy.

China’s Monetary-Policy Choice

By Zhang Jun

Editorial: Revoke Martial Law

Regardless of the pretext or intention, the martial law imposed by the Royal Thai Army today infringes on the rights of the Thai citizens and should be repealed without delay.

The Limits of Chinese Soft Power

By Joseph S. Nye

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