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Can Malaysia’s New Government Deliver on Reform?
March 15, 2019
Can Malaysia’s New Government Deliver on Reform?
Less than a year since it took power, the Pakatan Harapan government is confronting questions about the pace of promised reforms.
Can Malaysia’s New Government Deliver on Reform?
Why Mahathir Is Refusing to Remove Unpopular Leaders
March 06, 2019
Why Mahathir Is Refusing to Remove Unpopular Leaders
Malaysia’s prime minister wants to signal that his opinion – not the public’s – is the ultimate career determinant.
Why Mahathir Is Refusing to Remove Unpopular Leaders
Where Is Malaysia’s Mahathir-Anwar Transition?
February 01, 2019
Where Is Malaysia’s Mahathir-Anwar Transition?
Given Malaysia’s history and the implications for its future, the dynamics of the so-called transition bear careful watching.
Where Is Malaysia’s Mahathir-Anwar Transition?
How Will the Mahathir-Anwar Transition Play Out in Malaysia?
September 29, 2018
How Will the Mahathir-Anwar Transition Play Out in Malaysia?
The future of an unlikely alliance is far from certain.
How Will the Mahathir-Anwar Transition Play Out in Malaysia?
Bridget Welsh on Malaysia's Election Surprise
June 01, 2018
Bridget Welsh on Malaysia's Election Surprise
Malaysia’s 2018 election: why it matters and what comes next.
Bridget Welsh on Malaysia's Election Surprise
The Everyday Activists Behind Malaysia’s Democracy Struggle
May 29, 2018
The Everyday Activists Behind Malaysia’s Democracy Struggle
We need to look beyond Mahathir, and even Anwar, to understand Malaysia’s seismic power shift.
The Everyday Activists Behind Malaysia’s Democracy Struggle
The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake
May 18, 2018
The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake
With Mahathir back, does Malaysia's foreign policy anticipate continuity or change?
The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake
What Does Malaysia’s Earthquake Election Mean for Democracy in Southeast Asia?
May 15, 2018
What Does Malaysia’s Earthquake Election Mean for Democracy in Southeast Asia?
The outcome was a rare positive note for the subregion where democracy has been suffering over the past few years.
What Does Malaysia’s Earthquake Election Mean for Democracy in Southeast Asia?
Malaysia's New Political Tsunami
May 12, 2018
Malaysia's New Political Tsunami
What led to the historic election result -- and where does Malaysia go from here?
Malaysia's New Political Tsunami
Malaysia’s Election Will Test the Country’s Stability
May 01, 2018
Malaysia’s Election Will Test the Country’s Stability
The prolonging of the current government risks undermining the nation’s political stability.
Malaysia’s Election Will Test the Country’s Stability
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
How Will PAS Matter in Malaysia’s Election?
March 22, 2018
How Will PAS Matter in Malaysia’s Election?
The conservative Islamic party could play an important role in upcoming polls or thereafter.
How Will PAS Matter in Malaysia’s Election?
Why Boycotting Malaysia’s Election Makes Sense
February 07, 2018
Why Boycotting Malaysia’s Election Makes Sense
The opposition to the campaign to spoil votes at the polls misses the point.
Why Boycotting Malaysia’s Election Makes Sense
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?
Can the New Mahathir-Anwar Alliance Defeat Najib in Malaysia’s Election?
January 09, 2018
Can the New Mahathir-Anwar Alliance Defeat Najib in Malaysia’s Election?
The country’s next poll will pit an odd couple against a scandal-ridden premier.
Can the New Mahathir-Anwar Alliance Defeat Najib in Malaysia’s Election?
What’s Wrong With Gay Rights in Indonesia and ASEAN?
April 14, 2017
What’s Wrong With Gay Rights in Indonesia and ASEAN?
A recent incident exposes the country’s – and the region’s – lingering challenges on this front.
What’s Wrong With Gay Rights in Indonesia and ASEAN?
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