Trump’s new national security guru is himself — Hal Brands

MARCH 24 — Donald Trump is becoming the president he always envisioned himself being — and that many of the foreign-policy hands who opposed his candidacy always feared. Some critics view...

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Two new Malaysian films to catch in cinemas now

MARCH 24 — It’s been a while since I last wrote about Malaysian films here, such is the dearth of excitement in the local film scene in the past few months. Abang Long Fadil 2 became the...

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Behind ‘trade war’ slogans, a few routes to peace — Daniel Moss

MARCH 24 — The flashy term “trade war” is being thrown around with abandon, but thankfully for now it’s actually more of a frontier skirmish. While announcements fly back and forth...

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The heart-warming Zalgiris story

MARCH 24 — You’ve got to love Zalgiris Kaunas. I’m sure many of you have absolutely no idea who or what Zalgiris Kaunas might be, but bear with me because their story is a heartwarming...

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Is it a good idea to resurrect the Karate Kid mythology?

MARCH 23 — For kids who grew up in the 1980s, the Karate Kid mythology was a big part of their lives. In the US, according to martial arts historians, a large number of dojos (martial arts...

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