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Iran Moves Into Somalia

After six months of Iran using its Houthi Jihadis to impose a blockade near Yemen while defying Biden to do anything about it, the Islamic global terror state is moving on to a Somali blockade.
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BRICS Is Not The Same As The Non-Aligned Movement

Recent developments are casting a stark light on the Malaysia-US relationship, threatening to undermine security and diplomatic efforts aimed at maintaining free navigation in the South China Sea, while simultaneously solidifying China's influence over what was once a key US ally in the region.
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The Deplorable Situation Of Migrant Workers In Malaysia

Parti Sosialis Malaysia is somewhat bemused with the jubilation in Madani Government circles following the recent upgrade of Malaysia from Tier 2 Watch List on Trafficking in Persons assessment to Tier 2 by the US Department of State.
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Malaysia's Bid For BRICS Membership Signals Major Policy Failure For US

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia: Recent disturbing developments are putting the Malaysia-US relationship in the harshest possible light, undermining security and diplomatic efforts in keeping the South China Sea (SCS) an area of free navigation while solidifying China's control in what was formerly a key US ally in the region.
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Collective West Pushes Zelensky Regime To Strike Civilians To Distract From Battlefield Setbacks

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Against the backdrop of a series of military defeats of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, accompanied by the retreat of Ukrainian troops along almost the entire line of combat contact, the Kyiv authorities, in an effort to change the extremely unfavorable information background for them, resorted to outright terror against civilian Russians.
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Inadequate Consultation To Assess CPTTA's Broad Impact

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: PSM is disappointed with the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) for its lackadaisical attitude in carrying out its Public Consultation on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for the Trans Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) General Review 2024. The CPTPP, morphed version of the US-led Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) was a contentious trade agreement signed by 11 countries in 2018 and ratified by Malaysia in November 2022.
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De-dollarisation, Economic Diversification Attract Malaysia to BRICS

NEW DELHI, India: Malaysia would soon begin the process of joining the BRICS grouping, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim told a Chinese publication Guancha this week. Earlier, Thailand also expressed a formal interest in joining the Global South grouping.
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Russia Terminates Its Participation in ICAO Council Dispute Regarding MH17

MOSCOW, Russia: In March 2022, Australia and the Kingdom of the Netherlands filed a case against the Russian Federation in the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Council concerning the 2014 crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17. They allege that Russia violated Article 3 bis of the 1944 Chicago Convention on International Civil Aviation, which prohibits the use of weapons against civil aircraft in flight.
 
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BRICS And De-Dollarization, How Far Can It Go?

WASHINGTON, US: As the current chair of BRICS, Russia is pursuing a rather extensive agenda related to finance that includes enhancing the role of member countries in the international monetary and financial system and developing interbank cooperation and settlements in national currencies.
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The China-Russia Military-Economic Gambit

HONG KONG, SAR: In April, the European Union President Ursula von der Leyen in effect endorsed US trade policy with China, imposing tariffs and restrictions supposedly to make bilateral trade more balanced and ‘fair,’ as President Joe Biden put it.
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Buried In Steel: Military Production & NATO’s Proxy War In Ukraine

ST PETERSBURG, Russia: Now in its third year, Russia’s Special Military Operation (SMO), precipitated by the overthrow of neighboring Ukraine’s elected government and the subsequent militarization of the country by the US and the rest of NATO, is admittedly benefiting from Russia’s immense military industrial base. 
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ICC Beholden to Collective West, Unable To Be Objective In Arab-Israeli Conflict

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The International Criminal Court has done nothing to date to condemn Israeli war crimes in Gaza. ICC representatives only state that, against the backdrop of Tel Aviv’s ongoing attacks on Palestinian civilians, the investigation into violations of humanitarian law in Palestine “continues.”
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What An Even Stronger Modi Might Mean For US-India Relations

WASHINGTON, US: To many observers, the leadership of President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has marked an emerging shift in the Indo-American relationship, pointing towards a new era of mutual alignment.
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Will Mexico's Next President Step Out On The Global Stage?

WASHINGTON, US: Millions of Mexican voters will head to the polls this Sunday for what is likely to be a historic national election. With over 20,000 congressional and local positions up for grabs, it’s the largest election in the country's recent history.
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