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Certain that Western and liberal democratic leaders would limit themselves to verbal denials, Russian president Vladimir Putin knew he was kicking into an open goal when he declared on the eve of the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Osaka that liberalism had “outlived its purpose.”
Saudi religious moderation: the world’s foremost publisher of Qur’ans has yet to get the message
Ignoring the Middle East at one’s peril: Turkey plays games in NATO
Indian civilisationalism: a potential next flashpoint?
Can Indonesia’s Humanitarian Islam inspire a Hindu nationalist equivalent?
Hamas eyes Malaysia as a possible operations base
Deteriorating Israeli-Russian relations: A cautionary message for the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey
Ukraine joins Afghanistan and Yemen in shaping Gulf rivalries
Contesting Russia requires renewed US engagement in Central Asia
A Clash of Civilisations: the Russian vs. the Nordic Pavilion at the Venice Biennale
Saudi Arabia targets a more Republican Washington
Israel’s Ukraine conundrum may have implications for Gulf states
Iran capitalises on Central Asian vacuum created by the Ukraine war
US-Gulf divergence: Placing risky bets
Applying double standards in Ukraine is a risky business
Cooperating with autocrats: When is too much, too much?
The 2022 World Cup: Is Qatar Putting its Best Foot Forward?
Always a major Middle Eastern power, Israel now takes centre stage
.New Books Network Review: Rivals in the Gulf
Autocratic vs. Democratic Islam = UAE vs. Indonesia
In Saudi Arabia, dance maybe, dissent no
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