Chris Baker joins New Books in Southeast Asian Studies to discuss his and Pasuk Phongpaichit new book.
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A useful analysis of the rising conservatism in Malaysian Islam. The author argues that blaming Wahhabism misses just as important local and political reasons.
The Rohingya may well be the most persecuted people on the planet, and nobody, including the United States, is lifting a finger to help.
Devin Stewart of the Carnegie Council discusses Islam, democracy and challenges in contemporary politics in Indonesia with Margaret Scott.
Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict takes a look at what has happened since violence broke out in Tolikara, Papua.
The Islamic State’s butchery and takeover of territory in Iraq and Syria dominate the headlines, but a much less violent yet little-known conflict exists in Indonesia, where more Muslims live than...
Thomas Fuller on his time as the Southeast Asia correspondent for The International Herald Tribune and The New York Times from 2006 until February 2016
David Mathieson of Human Rights Watch discusses Buddhist religious ultra-nationalism in Myanmar/Burma.
Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict has issued its latest report, an analysis of the ISIS network in Ambon, Maluku. It illustrates the lasting damage done by the communal conflicts in Ambon and Poso that erupted shortly after Indonesia's democratic transition