Singapore, a small, modern island republic, is located just off the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula. The name is derived from the Sanskritized-Malay name Sinhapura (city of lions). The country’s territory consists of the lozenge-shaped main island and more than 60 significantly smaller islets. Singapore is separated from peninsular Malaysia by the Straits of […]Read more "One Year in Singapore: An Analysis"
The title of my article is sharp, and I intended for it to be so. Over the last few years, I have done extensive reading about the Indian sub-continent, an important part of which is the genesis of Pakistan. I’ve concluded that the existence of Pakistan as a nation state is illogical and illegitimate. I […]Read more "Pakistan: History’s Illegitimate Child"
Singapore, which is my new home, is just off the southern most tip of continental Malaysia. Historically and culturally, Singapore was a part of the Malay culture and kingdom. On account of friendly relations between the two countries today, a lot of people cross the road border between Johor Bahru and Singapore on a daily […]Read more "A Week Long Affair with Malaysia"
For a long time now, we’ve been hearing and witnessing US-led interventionism. US interventionism, which includes both economic and military, started over a 100 years ago and has now culminated in the middle-east. Most of these efforts are NATO-backed aimed at ousting regimes that the US finds not fit to rule. Human rights, weapons of […]Read more "The Hypocricy of American Interventionism"