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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2620

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Brand New 5G World and the Potential for New Digital Divide

As the UK is getting ready to roll out 5th generation mobile networks, known simply as 5G, the countries, which already have rolled them out such as the US and South Korea, are slowly dealing with the inevitable challenges that pop up on the infrastructure front.

Brand New 5G World and the Potential for New Digital Divide
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Disunity among Opposition will be Catastrophic for India in 2019

The 16th Lok Sabha election in 2014 was a milestone for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Sangh Parivar in India. The right wing social and political conglomeration earned a chest thumping victory for the first time in post-independent India.

Disunity among Opposition
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Cat Stevens praises New Zealand’s reaction to the tragedy

Yusuf Islam, better known as Cat Stevens, last worshiped at the Masjid Al Noor in Christchurch in December, 2017 during his 50th anniversary Peace Train tour.

Yusuf Islam, better known as Cat Stevens
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A Burmese Perspective - Mass Rape as a Weapon of War

After seven long years of peace negotiations with the Myanmar army (Tatmadaw), the latest round of peace talk failed to produce anything, so it is time for the non-Myanmar ethnic nationalities of Burma (Shan, Chin, Kachin, Karen, Karenni, Mon and Rakhine) including all the pro-democracy 8888 generation and patriotic Myanmar to identify themselves on the side of Justice, Truth, Equality (federalism) and Democracy and throw their lot with the civilized world headed by the United Nations.

A Burmese Perspective -  Mass Rape as a Weapon of War
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Letter From America: Speaking Truth to Power – the case of Ilhan Omar

Truth and justice have always been an anathema to the despots around the world who resort to torture and oppression to silence their adversaries. They are not oblivious of the truth but are averse to it being afraid of its impact that may weaken their control over the people. They like to conceal the truth.

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN)
Letter From America: Speaking Truth to Power – the case of Ilhan Omar
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Speaking Truth to Power By Habib Siddiqui The people who are either in power or with wealth and influence like to be followed or obeyed and usually don’t like detractors challenging their wrong views or opinions. Speaking truth to power is not easy and re

The people who are either in power or with wealth and influence like to be followed or obeyed and usually don’t like detractors challenging their wrong views or opinions. Speaking truth to power is not easy and requires moral courage and deep conviction. Thus, it is not difficult to see the rarity of such a trait in today’s human beings who seem to be motivated more by material gains than what’s morally right and just.

Speaking Truth to Power By Habib Siddiqui The people who are either in power or with wealth and influence like to be followed or obeyed and usually don’t like detractors challenging their wrong views or opinions. Speaking truth to power is not easy and re
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Indo-Pak Modi Misadventure may lead to Nuclear War

Pakistan has returned Wing Commander Abbinandan Varthaman an Indian pilot on 1st March 2019 at Wagah border crossing of Punjab at Lahore. He was shot down during the first publicly acknowledged dog fight between two neighboring nuclear states in 48 years on 27 February 2019. Reportedly, New Delhi has also removed Air Marshal Harikumar from Western Air Command, on 28 February 2019.

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U Turns Are Difficult

USA and Sri Lanka need to recalibrate their respective foreign policies. On both ends of global power scales, I suspect the world superpower and the small southern Indian Ocean island both require a realist re-framing of their foreign policy. This is also suggested by Stephen M.Walt in his 2018 publication titled ‘The Hell of Good Intentions’.

U Turns Are Difficult
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A cowardly act

Terrorists of any origin would try to display their bravery only by killing the unarmed innocent people in a place of worship or in a social gathering.

Jacinda Arden - New Zealand Prime Minister
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Speaking Truth to Power

The people who are either in power or with wealth and influence like to be followed or obeyed and usually don’t like detractors challenging their wrong views or opinions. Speaking truth to power is not easy and requires moral courage and deep conviction. Thus, it is not difficult to see the rarity of such a trait in today’s human beings who seem to be motivated more by material gains than what’s morally right and just.

Speaking Truth to Power
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