Comedians’ Tragedy: The Global Shortage of Cynicism in the Russian-Ukrainian War

The world has no choice but to condemn the Russian aggression against Ukraine. It has no choice but to help the Ukrainians to end the war with honor. But it is the role of the Ukrainians to produce statesmen who understand that the Ukrainians need to suspect not only the Russians but also the Americans and the Europeans.

/ March 30, 2022

Ukraine and big power rivalry: Why the urge to ‘compare rottenness’ will lead Singapore nowhere

Some Singaporeans see crisis in Ukraine as a time to assert their values and allegiances in an identity war between the West and the Rest. Their view has little bearing on the future of Europe, yet these trends may complicate the country’s international relations in coming years.

How is the Russian Invasion of the Ukraine Impacting Asia and its Future?

There may be darker clouds ahead for the US in Asia. In the long run, Putin, like Hitler, could be responsible for the emergence of a new geopolitical order on a global scale in which the US place in Asia is less welcome than it once was.

/ March 25, 2022

Welcoming US Government’s Genocide Determination & Urging the Myanmar People’s Fund for the Revolution

From FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles: Padoh Saw Taw Nee of KNU and Ma Ei Thinzar Maung of NUG welcome US Government's Genocide Determination and urges the release of $1 billion Myanmar People's Fund for the Revolution.

/ March 25, 2022

Reassessment of Bilateral and Multilateral relations with the UN Member State of Myanmar Must Take Place

FORSEA's Dr Maung Zarni calls for the reassessment of bilateral and multilateral relations with the UN Member state of Myanmar, in the hands of the genocide perpetrators, and urges the international community of democracies to provide Myanmar resistance with arms and other support. 

/ March 22, 2022

Russia’s War Against Ukraine & Its Global Consequences: Views from Asia

In Southeast Asia, a region of nearly 600-million, neither the citizens nor the states seem to share the kind of popular official outrage over Russia's invasion of Ukraine, or the fear of immediate impact on their lives, which one sees in the West such as in the United States, Canada, the UK and European Union.  

/ March 22, 2022

Global Impact of Russia’s War in Ukraine on Energy, Food Security & the Climate Crisis

FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles: 22 March 2022 – Live on YouTube: The invasions of Iraq by the United States was primarily about oil. The impact of Russia invasion on oil and gas prices – and energy security – are most prominently discussed in the western media. What role has the US oil and gas industry – or more crudely MONEY $€££ – played in this proxy war between Russia...

/ March 20, 2022

Nwe Oo Resistance Against the Russian-Backed Criminal Coup Regime in Myanmar

FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles: 21 March 2022 – Live on YouTube. In Burmese and English languages with guests Padoh Saw Taw Nee, and Daw Ei Thinzar Maung.

/ March 19, 2022

Russia’s War Against Ukraine: A View from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The next FORSEA Dialogue on Democratic Struggles is with special guest, Demir Mahmutćehajić, Stolac-based veteran activist with DOSTA! (Enough!) movement and a co-founder of UK Islamic Human Rights Commission.

/ March 17, 2022

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine Through My Burmese Eyes

None of the leading liberal democracies of the West really honours the principles they loudly espouse such as non-violence, popular and state sovereignty, human rights, or democracy, nor do they support democratic resistance, armed or non-violent, unless such support serves their hidden interests, whether those interests are commercial or geostrategic.

/ March 13, 2022