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Records 31 / 31

Race, Religion, and the Politics of Education in Malaysia: What Price Affirmative Action?

April 28, 2003

Educational achievement in Malaysia is racially skewed across its three main cultural groups: The Malay-Muslim majority lags behind the country's Chinese and Indian minorities.

Prospects for Peace in South Asia

January 20, 2003

Following the success of the first conference held in January 2002, the Asia/Pacific Research Center and the US Army War College plan to hold a second conference in January 2003.

Al Qaeda in Southeast Asia: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally

November 15, 2002

Over the last two years in Southeast Asia, acts of terror done in the name of Islam have divided analysts into two broad camps.

Faith, Politics, and Violence in Indonesia

February 11, 2002

American news from Indonesia has been alarming. "Asian Terror: Al Qaeda Seeks Niche in Indonesia, Officials Fear," headlined the New York Times on 23 January 2002.

Beyond bin Laden: Islam in Asia since September 11

November 15, 2001

While Islam is commonly portrayed as a Middle Eastern religion, the majority of the world's Muslims reside in Asia.

Is Southeast Asia the Next Front in the War on Terror?

October 19, 2001

Press reports of rising anti-Americanism and Muslim militance in several Southeast Asian countries have fueled speculation that the United States may be planning to intervene against terrorist...