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The 2020 Delhi Riots: Implications for Southeast Asia
April 03, 2020

The 2020 Delhi Riots: Implications for Southeast Asia

By Jasminder Singh
The recent anti-Muslim riots in New Delhi have elicited a strong rebuke from Muslim-majority countries in Southeast Asia.

Making Sense of Malaysia’s 2020 Political Tumult
March 19, 2020

Making Sense of Malaysia’s 2020 Political Tumult

By Ankit Panda
Also, the hosts discuss progress in the implementation of the February 29 U.S.-Taliban deal in Afghanistan.
Malaysia’s ‘Malay First’ Malaise
March 04, 2020

Malaysia’s ‘Malay First’ Malaise

By Chandran Nair
The recent political upheaval, like so many of the country’s woes, stems from the longstanding racialization of politics.

Democracy in Crisis: Where Does Malaysia Go From Here?
February 27, 2020

Democracy in Crisis: Where Does Malaysia Go From Here?

By Brian Wong
Only a general election can rescue Malaysia’s democracy, but not its stability.

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Resigns Amid Political Upheaval
February 25, 2020

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Resigns Amid Political Upheaval

By Associated Press
Mahathir’s resignation, and the collapse of the ruling coalition, comes amid a political crisis over a planned transition of power to Anwar Ibrahim.

The Growing Islamism in Malaysia
January 30, 2020

The Growing Islamism in Malaysia

By Vishal Arora
An interview with Eugene Yapp on Islamism and extremism in Malaysia.

Malaysia’s New Game in the South China Sea
December 21, 2019

Malaysia’s New Game in the South China Sea

By Nguyen Hong Thao
What to make of Kuala Lumpur’s new claim to an extended continental shelf in the South China Sea.
Malaysian Court Frees Australian Woman in Drug Case
November 27, 2019

Malaysian Court Frees Australian Woman in Drug Case

By Associated Press
Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto had been sentenced to death. Now she’s been released and will return home to Sydney.

Clean Gloves, Dirty Practices: Debt Bondage in Malaysia’s Rubber Glove Industry
November 22, 2019

Clean Gloves, Dirty Practices: Debt Bondage in Malaysia’s Rubber Glove Industry

By Peter Bengtsen
Migrant workers in Malaysia risk forced labor making gloves for American healthcare giants.

Malaysia’s Latest By-Election Poses a Test for Pakatan Harapan
November 14, 2019

Malaysia’s Latest By-Election Poses a Test for Pakatan Harapan

By Marcus Tantau
What effect will the Tanjung Piai by-election have on Mahathir’s leadership?

Malaysian Ex-PM Najib Ordered to Enter Defense in 1MDB Case
November 11, 2019

Malaysian Ex-PM Najib Ordered to Enter Defense in 1MDB Case

By Associated Press
Defense lawyers said Najib was shocked he wasn’t acquitted.
Climate Strike in Hazy Kuala Lumpur
September 23, 2019

Climate Strike in Hazy Kuala Lumpur

By Alexandra Radu
This weekend Malaysians marched in a Global Climate Strike drawing attention to regional environmental degradation.

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