How West can help battle Myanmar Junta

Interview with Kasit Piromya,  a Thai diplomat, Democrat Party politician, and former People’s Alliance for Democracy (“Yellow Shirts”) activist. He was Foreign Minister of Thailand  from 2008 to 2011. Your statement about the ASEAN failure to deliver anything on Myanmar is important. It is now six months since the coup.  Is it your fear that Myanmar is heading towards breakdown and …

Anwar’s route for Malaysia

Introduction: Two routes forward: Two divergent routes present themselves to Malaysia’s politicians seeking to decide Malaysia’s new political direction, now that Muhyiddin Yassin and his extreme Bersatu government have handed in their cards. The first  is broadly more of the same, an UMNO leader who can bring his party together, …