Muhammad Danial

Muhammad Danial
University of Malaya | UM · Department of East Asian Studies

PhD in International Relations (University of St. Andrews, UK)

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September 2011 - December 2011
University of St Andrews
Position
  • Tutor
Description
  • Introduction to Peace and Conflict Studies, Peace and Conflict Theories and Global Constitutional Reading Group
January 2011 - April 2011
University of St Andrews
Position
  • Tutor
Description
  • Introduction to International Relations and Theoretical Approaches to International Relations
September 2007 - August 2008
University of Malaya
Position
  • Tutor
Description
  • Foreign Policy Analysis, Foreign Policy of Major Powers, European Politics and Governments, Evolution of International Society, International Security, Introduction to International Relations and Political Economy of International Relations
Education
September 2010 - December 2014
University of St Andrews
Field of study
  • International Relations (Peace and Conflict Studies

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Nigeria is a foremost American partner in Africa and its bilateral relations with the United States (US) is the most robust in its external relations, which explains the emphasis among Nigerian leaders and military hierarchy about seeking counter-terrorism assistance from the US. However, while the US has very impressive military and counterterrori...
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Existing literature on Malaysia-China relations have conveniently relied more on external and geopolitical variables, where hedging is perceived as the only viable foreign policy (FP) within the context of the rise of China and corresponding security dilemmas in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects and the South China Sea (SCS). By adopting...
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Comparative studies of states and their international relations are worthy tasks that scholars have undertaken in myriads of ways, which is what Muhammed Haron's eight chaptered book, Connecting South-South Communities: The Narrative of South African-Malaysia Relations has done. It is an illuminating text on regionalism and the impacts of regional...
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COVID-19 has plunged the world into chaos. Global cases increase every day, impacting economic, social and political sectors. Japan is among the impacted countries. How does it deal with the pandemic? The aim of this article is to examine the election in the Tokyo Prefecture area during the pandemic. It is a gubernatorial election that was held on...
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The 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak was one of the most massive pandemics in history, with over 29.6 million people infected, including over 400,000 cases in Japan. This article describes the leadership tasks in a time of crisis during the different stages of Japan’s COVID-19 strategy under Shinzo Abe and Yoshihide Suga's leadership. Our aim i...
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This study interrogates the discourses and issues of terrorism and counterterrorism in Nigeria. That terrorism has plagued Nigeria for over a decade (2009-2020) makes it imperative to subject the purpose, conduct, scope, and outcomes of Nigeria’s counterterrorism efforts to a critical analysis. This work adopted qualitative research methods (primar...
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This study collected data from both in-depth interviews and secondary sources. It applies the framework of variations in terrorists' trajectories and capabilities to determine the effectiveness of Nigeria's counterterrorism efforts. Capturing three Nigerian administrations since 2009, the central arguments of the study is that Nigeria's counterterr...
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This Briefing analyses the large volume and value of smuggled Chinese textile products through the Sahara into the Kano market from 2000 to 2015. The evidence indicates that China’s involvement has displaced local manufacturers in the historic textile city of Kano.
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This article is to compare the use of strategy in the general election campaigns in Japan and Malaysia in 2017 and 2018 respectively. The strategy is divided into the use of campaign issue and technique in the elections. The two biggest coalition parties in Malaysia namely Barisan Nasional and Pakatan Harapan and two Japanese largest political part...
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This paper investigates the accessibility and utility of library resources when studying research methodology among the non-science students at the University of Malaya Kuala Lumpur. It addresses the primary concerns of accessibility and utility among students when engaging library resources and undertaking the core subject "Research Methodology" b...
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The narrative of Somalia as ‘a nation without a state’ has been central to analyses seeking to explain state failure, the absence of Weberian political authority, civil war, and the resurgence of radical Islamisation and terrorist networks. While the popular depiction of the causes of state collapse has focused on either external or internal factor...
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This article elucidates the ethical and methodological intricacies of the semi-structured interviews when the author conducted is qualitative-based fieldwork in the Internally Displaced Camps (IDPs) in Nairobi and Rift Valley, Kenya. Research can be regarded as the production of knowledge, and the research process is the roadmap used in order to pr...
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In what way have liberal peacebuilding interacted with the mechanisms commonly associated with Transitional Justice (TJ), and how has this enriched the debate of liberal peace and democracy in Africa? In two parts, this article briefly elucidates the intersection between Transitional Justice (TJ) and liberal peacebuilding. The first part begins by...

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