Commentary

The dangers posed by SE Asia’s Jihadi returnees

The dangers posed by SE Asia’s Jihadi returnees

Of the more than 1,000 South-east Asian combatants for the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria, together with 2,000 to 3,000 camp followers, some are poised to return home in...

Zika and the war against mosquitoes

Zika seems to have arrived in Central and South America overnight, but it cannot be expected to leave as fast. Ending this public health emergency will require a persistent...

How to stop the spread of extremism in Bangladesh

In Act 2 of his play Othello, the English bard William Shakespeare, or rather, his character Iago, says of “reputation” that “it is an idle and most false imposition, oft got...