Tag: Ultra-conservatives

Is extremism & fundamentalism slowly engulfing Malaysia?

James M. Dorsey | The owner of a self-service laundrette in the historic town of Muar in the Malaysian state of Johor likely had little...

Ascendance of Prince Salman: Saudi Arabia’s rise or demise?

James M. Dorsey | Saudi King Salman’s appointment of his son, Mohammed bin Salman, as a crown prince at the expense of his nephew, Mohammed...

Blasphemy & Terrorism: Tools to repress Opponents?

James M. Dorsey | Blasphemy has joined terrorism as a catchall phrase to intimidate, incarcerate and kill critics and political opponents as well as stifle...

Saudi Arabia inches towards modernity with Prince Mohammed’s Initiatives

James M. Dorsey | Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia’s powerful deputy crown prince, is moving the country forward and to do so has put sports,...

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