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Singapore Elects its First Female President

Singapore Elects its First Female President

Halimah Yacob, a former parliament speaker, became Singapore’s first woman president on Wednesday in a contest where she was sole candidate because no one else was qualified to run. Aiming to strengthen a sense of inclusivity in the multicultural city-state, Singapore...
Qatar without its Three Weapons

Qatar without its Three Weapons

Authorities in Doha enjoyed three features: media, money and an effective diplomacy. These elements helped compensate for Qatar’s small size, small population and weak army. In its crisis, however, Qatar appears small, weak and an easy target. So what happened? Before...