Southeast Asia celebrates Obamaâ€™s victory
Southeast Asian bloggers are celebrating the victory of President-elect Barack Obama. In fact, Obama's election success has led many bloggers in the region to reflect about the need for change in their local politics.
Southeast Asia: Views on U.S. elections and politics
U.S. elections matter to many people in Southeast Asia. Both U.S. presidential candidates are popular in the region. McCain was a former Navy pilot during the Vietnam War while a very young Obama lived in Jakarta for five years.
Is The US Global Leadership Fading Away?
As Congress works to pass a revised bailout plan for sinking financial institutions, and the repercussion of the crisis is felt severely throughout the world, a recurring question seems to be on international bloggers' minds: Is the economic leadership of the US in the world starting to fade away?
Indonesia: In Search of Obama's Madrasah
Over a year ago, Fox News released a story stating that Senator Barack Obama had been educated at a â€˜secular madrasahâ€™ as a young child in Indonesia. A madrasah (loosely translated to mean â€˜schoolâ€™ in English) may not sound like a big of a deal, but associating madrasah to words...