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Indonesian Temple Bombing Linked to Burma Violence

Violence against Muslim Rohingyas in Burma is believed to be the motivation for a bomb attack on a Buddhist temple in Indonesia. Officials say a bomb went off late Sunday at the entrance of a temple in Jakarta, injuring one person and causing minor damage. A message attached to the device said, “We hear the … Continue reading

Global Corruption, Global Protests: The Odds of Success Against the System

By Laurence Cockcroft   Corruption has featured heavily in the rounds of street-led protests over the last three years, and in some cases much earlier. Sometimes the protesters have focused directly on the corruption issue (as in Indonesia, Egypt and Russia); in other cases there has been a stronger focus on issues such as profligate … Continue reading

Failed Humanitarian Intervention in East Timor

Failed Humanitarian Intervention in East Timor: A Bottom-up Hypothesis by Katherine Green The two decades since the end of the Cold War witnessed a new generation of warfare, which in turn gave rise to the parallel evolution of two diametric paradigms—ethnic conflict, and its consequential international response, humanitarian intervention. The hope for peace and prosperity … Continue reading