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Malaysian Politics Get Nasty
March 23, 2018
Malaysian Politics Get Nasty
Whether it's breakfast cereal or Anwar, old rivals monopolize Malaysian politics.
Malaysian Politics Get Nasty
Eastern Sabah: Malaysia’s Frontline Against Militancy
January 31, 2018
Eastern Sabah: Malaysia’s Frontline Against Militancy
A bolstered security architecture in Sabah and its surrounding waters is having an impact.
Eastern Sabah: Malaysia’s Frontline Against Militancy
How Will Malaysia’s Najib Razak Fare in 2018?
January 11, 2018
How Will Malaysia’s Najib Razak Fare in 2018?
Looming polls will test what is left of the legitimacy of the country’s scandalized premier.
How Will Malaysia’s Najib Razak Fare in 2018?
After Trump's Jerusalem Announcement, Malaysians March on US Embassy
December 09, 2017
After Trump's Jerusalem Announcement, Malaysians March on US Embassy
President Trump's decision to acknowledge Jerusalem as Israel's capital sparked anger in Kuala Lumpur.
After Trump's Jerusalem Announcement, Malaysians March on US Embassy
Controversial Indian Salafist a Litmus Test for Malaysia on Counterterrorism
December 08, 2017
Controversial Indian Salafist a Litmus Test for Malaysia on Counterterrorism
India wants Zakir Naik extradited on terror charges.
Controversial Indian Salafist a Litmus Test for Malaysia on Counterterrorism
Malaysia’s Forgotten Jerejak Island
October 05, 2017
Malaysia’s Forgotten Jerejak Island
The island’s rich history is at risk, threatened by the grueling pace of modern development.
Malaysia’s Forgotten Jerejak Island
The Real Test for US-Malaysia Relations in the Trump Era
September 06, 2017
The Real Test for US-Malaysia Relations in the Trump Era
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak’s first White House visit is a chance to address broader challenges in bilateral ties.
The Real Test for US-Malaysia Relations in the Trump Era
Intolerance Rising: Atheists at Risk in Malaysia
August 22, 2017
Intolerance Rising: Atheists at Risk in Malaysia
Atheist groups test the limits of secularism in Kuala Lumpur.
Intolerance Rising: Atheists at Risk in Malaysia
The Unsinkable Najib Razak
June 19, 2017
The Unsinkable Najib Razak
Even as 1MDB and other scandals claim further scalps, Malaysia's prime minister is expected to win the next election.
The Unsinkable Najib Razak
Islamic Fashion on the Rise in Malaysia
May 17, 2017
Islamic Fashion on the Rise in Malaysia
As many Muslim women choose to dress modestly, more brands are joining this juicy market
Islamic Fashion on the Rise in Malaysia
Can Malaysia's Opposition Win?
March 20, 2017
Can Malaysia's Opposition Win?
Despite the massive 1MDB scandal, Malaysia's ruling party might be in an even better position than in 2013.
Can Malaysia's Opposition Win?
Is the North Korea Crisis a Gift for Malaysia’s Najib?
March 13, 2017
Is the North Korea Crisis a Gift for Malaysia’s Najib?
Despite the scandals, Malaysian prime minister has the moral high ground.
Is the North Korea Crisis a Gift for Malaysia’s Najib?
Here Come the Malaysian Morality Police
February 22, 2017
Here Come the Malaysian Morality Police
As hardline Islam rises, lawmakers in Malaysia will debate a controversial bill to increase sharia punishments.
Here Come the Malaysian Morality Police
Najib Razak and the Neverending 1MDB Scandal
August 31, 2016
Najib Razak and the Neverending 1MDB Scandal
“You can bend the rules of political physics in Malaysia, not forever but for awhile.”
Najib Razak and the Neverending 1MDB Scandal
Malaysia – Africa’s Silent Partner
May 30, 2016
Malaysia – Africa’s Silent Partner
One of Southeast Asia’s largest economies is quietly engaged across Africa.
Malaysia – Africa’s Silent Partner
Malaysia After the Scandal
February 01, 2016
Malaysia After the Scandal
The 1MDB scandal has drawn attention to corruption in Malaysia, but is it enough to spark reform?
Malaysia After the Scandal
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