Book capital: A formula for change
THE people of Malaysia must not let disheartening developments elsewhere in the world dampen the optimism of 2020. A number of programmes have been lined up to realise the vision of making it a special year. Apart from the more popular Visit Malaysia 2020 and Wawasan 2020, a less...
We should unite on climate action
Article by Alizan Mahadi and Nur Syahirah Khanum which appeared in New Straits Times 20 January 2020 THE year 2019 saw greater action from all over the world calling for increased national ambition to address the climate crisis. Most notably, Greta Thunberg became Time magazine€...
Everywhere and Nowhere: Cybertroopers and the battle for democracy
The utilisation of propaganda often has been hand-in-hand with politics since time immemorial. But with new tools – such as social media platforms, big data analytics and micro-targeted advertising – the scale, scope and precision of propaganda campaigns have increased expone...
Trash Talk: Is waste emerging as a new security threat?
In 1991, former chief economist of the World Bank Lawrence Summers caused a stir when he laid out an argument that the economic logic behind dumping toxic waste in developing countries was “impeccable”. The logic goes that more migration of dirty industries and toxic waste to...
Book capital: A formula for change
THE people of Malaysia must not let disheartening developments elsewhere in the world dampen the optimism of 2020. A number of programmes have been lined up to realise the vision of making it a special year. Apart from the more popular Visit Malaysia 2020 and Wawasan 2020, a less...
We should unite on climate action
Article by Alizan Mahadi and Nur Syahirah Khanum which appeared in New Straits Times 20 January 2020 THE year 2019 saw greater action from all over the world calling for increased national ambition to address the climate crisis. Most notably, Greta Thunberg became Time magazine€...
Everywhere and Nowhere: Cybertroopers and the battle for democracy
The utilisation of propaganda often has been hand-in-hand with politics since time immemorial. But with new tools – such as social media platforms, big data analytics and micro-targeted advertising – the scale, scope and precision of propaganda campaigns have increased expone...
Trash Talk: Is waste emerging as a new security threat?
In 1991, former chief economist of the World Bank Lawrence Summers caused a stir when he laid out an argument that the economic logic behind dumping toxic waste in developing countries was “impeccable”. The logic goes that more migration of dirty industries and toxic waste to...
Announcement: We are pleased to announce that our latest ISIS Focus is out! With the theme "Testy Ties, Testing Times", this edition includes pieces on the Indo-Pacific construct, the US-China trade war, ASEAN's midlife crisis, the dumping of waste in Southeast Asia, defence spending, nuclear arms control, and cybertroopers and its implications on democracy. Read More
Announcement: YBhg Tan Sri Rastam Mohd Isa completed his tenure as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive of the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia on 8 January 2019. ISIS Malaysia’s Board of Directors and staff convey their sincere appreciation to YBhg Tan Sri Rastam for his able stewardship of ISIS Malaysia and wish him well in all his future endeavours.
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Announcement: ISIS Malaysia is pleased to announce that its Economics, Trade and Regional Integration (ETRI) division has published its Policy Brief on the US-China trade conflict. The Policy Brief analyses how post-tariff “diversions” in trade flows from the US have affected Malaysia and the region thus far, which countries and which specific product lines have gained from the shifts in US import demand, and what are the potential policy implications for policymakers in Malaysia and beyond. Read More
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