Anthony Albanese, Australia's Prime Minister, declared Australia must update its counter-terror laws as he warned of the dangers posed by "right-wing extremists and “so-called sovereign citizens”. The prime minister said after a national cabinet … [Read more...] about Australia to Counter “Rightwing Extremists” but NOT the Muslim Brotherhood*
Contributor: Ganesh Sahathevan
China’s Currency Ambition
China's Currency Ambition by Ganesh Sahathevan* "Yuan expected to be int'l currency around 2020", read the headline of thePeople's Daily On-Line, the Chinese Communist Party's English publication. "Experts believe that the yuan will be fully … [Read more...] about China’s Currency Ambition
Islamic Finance-A Supply Driven Market
Despite the claims by proponents of Islamic finance that there is a "pent-up demand" for Islamic financial products, in reality there seems to be a growing disinterest in such products. Regardless, the proponents continue to argue for adjusting the … [Read more...] about Islamic Finance-A Supply Driven Market
The Muslim Brotherhood And Malaysia – Part I
Ganesh Sahathevan investigated financial mismanagement in Malaysia prior to the financial crisis in the 1990s. He continues to research and report from Sydney, Australia, with a focus on Southeast Asian business, economics and politics. This work has … [Read more...] about The Muslim Brotherhood And Malaysia – Part I
China: Is Control Of The Bunker Trade A Solution To Its "Malacca Dilemma"?
The Malacca Strait is the shortest route between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is bound by Malaysia to its east, Indonesia to its west. At its northern entrance are the maritime borders of Burma, Thailand and Malaysia. At the southern end are the … [Read more...] about China: Is Control Of The Bunker Trade A Solution To Its "Malacca Dilemma"?