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By Wan Saiful Wan Jan, for Thinking Liberally, The Star, 28 March 2017 Two years ago Columbia University’s Professor of Political Science Andrew Nathan published a paper in which he noted that analysts from all over are now asking “the extent to w [...]
By Wan Saiful Wan Jan, for Thinking Liberally, The Star, 15 March 2017 I was lucky to be introduced in 2014 to a group of Dutch expatriates living in Malaysia.  They have been volunteering at several refugee learning centres in Kuala Lumpur.  When [...]
By Tricia Yeoh In August 2015, I visited France at a time when the Syrian refugee crisis was just unfolding, causing much uncertainty and consternation. The discussions I had with academics and policy analysts then centred on the trends that seeme [...]
By Wan Saiful Wan Jan, for Sin Chew Daily, 11 March 2017 Anyone interested to objectively study the topic of affirmative action must read the seminal book by Thomas Sowell entitled “Affirmative Actions Around the World”.  The global study of affir [...]
First published in theborneopost by Tunku Zain Al-’Abidin FOR years now, it has become the norm that when a group of senior diplomats, businesspeople or civil society activists assemble to discuss Malaysia, among the first topics of conversation w [...]