Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat is an independent journalist and researcher based in Indonesia, Qatar, and the UK. His areas of research focus primarily on China's foreign policy in the Middle East, Indonesia-Middle East relations, Indonesian politics, and disability rights. Muhammad has lived in the Middle East for the past nine years and has traveled extensively across the region. He holds a B.A. in International Affairs from Qatar University and an M.A. in International Politics from the University of Manchester. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D on Chinese regional hegemony at Manchester.

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Indonesia’s Position in the UN Security Council and the Palestinian Issue

  • Ramadhan and the Lesson on Food Waste

  • Indonesia’s Ineffective Fight against Hizb ut-Tahrir

  • Indonesia’s Move towards Tourism

  • Four Ways to Help Refugees and Others Affected by Conflict

  • An Open Letter from the Disabled Community to Anies Baswedan

  • Identity Politics and Anies Baswedan

  • Oman’s Look to ASEAN

  • Men Work, Women Work: An Absence of Fairness

  • Jakarta Should Be Led by a Leader Who Is Loved by His People

  • We Should Keep Talking about Aleppo

  • An Open Letter to the Leaders of Muslim World Concerning Aleppo

  • Rohingya Women and their Silent Suffering

  • Eid in Yemen Supposedly as Joyful as in Trafalgar Square

  • China Eyes Qatar in its Quest to Build a New Silk Road