Zarina Zairina Othman

Zarina Zairina Othman
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia | ukm · School of History, Politics & Strategy (SOHPASS)

PhD

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Introduction
Zarina Zairina Othman currently works at the School of History, Politics & Strategy (SOHPASS), National University of Malaysia. Zarina does research in Comparative Politics, Foreign Policy and International Relations.

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Langkawi Island, a tourist destination, is also a hotspot for drug trafficking, which involves transnational organised crime together with other Southeast Asian countries. This study aims to elaborate on the history, modus operandi, and challenges in combating drug smuggling at Langkawi Island. This is a qualitative study reliant on primary data of...
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Today's industrial revolution provides much of the facility to universal humanity. However, the current trend of modern technology has also witnessed non-traditional and cross-border threats such as drugs and fire arms smuggling and also heinous crime notably forced labor trafficking. This study addresses issues of forced labor trafficking from var...
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Rohingya Survivors: Regional Security Implication of Gender-Based Violence is not only a research book. It also explains how the Rohingya ethnic group became a major security issue in the region, mainly in Myanmar. Due to the prior policy of the Burmese regime, the Rohingyas are stateless; they were forced to leave their homeland and have become re...
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The end of the Cold War has not only transformed the international political landscape but it has also changed our understanding of international relations theory. Perhaps, international relations theory has started to move its focus from state to human survival. In recent times, the international political landscape witnessed how information techn...
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In the world where war leads to more suffering, conflicts leads to displacement and movements of refugees and migrants on massive scales and injustice leads to violations of human rights-human insecurity still represents a significant challenge to many states, including in Southeast Asia. Therefore, the promotion and protection of human security is...
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Revolusi Iran pada tahun 1979 adalah antara Revolusi dunia yang bukan sahaja mengubah domestik dalaman Iran dari sebuah kerajaan monarki kepada Republik Islam, malah turut mencorakkan landskap dan geopolitik Rantau Timur Tengah. Sehingga kini, negara Iran yang dikelilingi negara Arab ini, menjadi tarikan perbincangan di kalangan sarjana dan juga mi...
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The study aims to review a range of academic and research dealing with Israeli military strategies. The study focuses on deterrence and Blitzkrieg strategies as the main two strategies Israel has relied mainly on confronting its enemies. The study also focused on Israel’s use of such strategies with non-state organizations, like Hezbollah and Hamas...
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ABSTRACT [The original article was written in Bahasa] Traditional and non-traditional security issues continue to be debated until today. The question raised is, how does security studies approach influence the political landscape particularly in the Southeast Asia region? Southeast Asia region is highly relevant to be examined due to a range of u...
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This volume is a collection of papers written by nationals or former nationals of the respective country in ASEAN and Northeast Asia. Unlike other works written by scholars outside ASEAN or East Asia, it offers an insider’s point of view of the 10 ASEAN states, China, Japan and South Korea on regional community building. While a nationalist perspec...
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Scholars argue that ASEAN is a community of nations and not a community of people. Decision making in ASEAN have been concentrated within the higher echelon of leadership, with little public engagement. This article analyses whether public attitudes and supports for the formation of ASEAN Community were affected by the perception of elitist formati...
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This study examines how nationalist sentiments affect the public's commitment to prioritize the proposed ASEAN Economic Community and its three features – free flow of goods and services, free movement of skilled/professional workers and freedom to invest in the region. It analyzes statistical data from public opinion surveys conducted to 1,040 res...
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Food insecurity has long been classified as one of the major threats to human wellbeing. In the field of international relations, the concept of human security as highlighted by the UNDP is viewed as an alternative to the mainstream state-centric paradigms designed to tackle the food insecurity issue. In this vein and to address this issue in South...
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This paper presents a review of the evolution of India's relations with Southeast Asian countries, particularly Malaysia and Singapore. Over the centuries, India and Southeast Asia have shared history, culture and social values. As a result, the relationships between these two regions exhibit an evolving pattern. During the onset of the Cold War wh...
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Walaupun dasar pembangunan di Malaysia turut memberi tumpuan terhadap isu sekuriti makanan, ia tidak efektif dan telah memberi kesan negatif terhadap keselamatan insan di Malaysia. Artikel ini bertujuan menganalisis isu dan cabaran pelaksanaan dasar berhubung sekuriti makanan di Malaysia dari tahun 1981 hingga 2012. Kajian ini menghujahkan isu dan...
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The concept of "security" has spurred the imagination of people for as long as there has been a need to overcome fear. Traditionally in the field of International Relations, the issue of security has been discussed from the "realist" perspective. With the end of the Cold War, security has been recast to include issues such obvious threats as organi...
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Malaysia-Myanmar diplomatic relations were officially established in 1958. As a member of ASEAN, Malaysia had adopted a non-interference policy towards Myanmar's human rights abuse, nevertheless, Malaysia joined those ASEAN members who pushed for acceptance of Myanmar into their regional association. Myanmar eventually became the 8? member of ASEAN...
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The end of the bipolar world in 1989 triggered an indepth re-evaluation of the concepts of peace and security (Brauch 2008, 2008a, 2008b, 2008c).
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Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Denver, 2002. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 270-295). Microfilm. s
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Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Denver, 2002. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 270-295). Photocopy.

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1. Mengenalpasti isu ancaman dadah (termasuk kaitannya dengan jenayah rentas sempadan dan migrasi antarabangsa) sebagai cabaran keselamatan negara era Industri Revolusi 4.0 2. Mengkaji kelemahan dasar dadah negara seperti Akta Penagih Dadah (Rawatan dan Pemulihan) 1983 (Pindaan 1998), Akta Racun (1952) dan Akta Dadah Berbahaya (ADB) (1952) dalam menangani ancaman dadah di Malaysia 3. Menganalisa peranan dan fungsi mekanisma yang sedia ada dalam menangani cabaran penyalahgunaan dadah di Malaysia 4. Mencadangkan strategi baharu dasar dadah dalam menangani ancaman dadah di Malaysia era Industri Revolusi 4.0