Dr Nor Aishah Hanifa
Dr Nor Aishah Hanifa is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of IR, Law, and Security at the Faculty of Defence Studies and Management, National Defence University of Malaysia.
Items by Dr Nor Aishah Hanifa
- October 2, 2023 Dr Nor Aishah Hanifa
Malaysia’s foreign policy and all prime ministers from the late Tunku Abdul Rahman until the incumbent Dato’ Sri Anwar Ibrahim have been committed to achieving lasting peace for Palestine. The policy remains vested on pragmatism and national interest. The former is a foreign policy approach of dealing with problems...
- July 10, 2023 Dr Nor Aishah Hanifa
China’s rise in the 20th century and its advancement in the 21st create what is called a realist security dilemma, and a power struggle in international relations, especially with the baton holder of superpower status, the United States. China’s steady growth as an economic powerhouse and quest for lead...
- October 31, 2022 Dr Nor Aishah Hanifa
Malaysia supports the Palestinian cause in the Middle East and opposes Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land in the post-1948 era. The government in Putrajaya has never had diplomatic relations with Israel, but agreed to a peace plan based on the occupation state returning to the 1949 Armistice (“Green”) Line...
- October 20, 2022 Dr Nor Aishah Hanifa
Since the founding of Israel in the Middle East in 1948, the US has played a significant role in Israeli-Palestinian affairs, including politics. For most of the Cold War, the US tried to maintain the balance of power in the region and not to disappoint the Arab nations in...
- November 5, 2020 Dr Nor Aishah Hanifa
The First World War started in 1914 due to the prevailing balance of power and alliances in Europe. The tipping point was the assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne by a Serbian nationalist in Sarajevo. In the chain reaction that followed, Britain and its allies were pitched...