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Malaysia’s New Sex Scandal: Look Beyond the Politics
July 31, 2019

Malaysia’s New Sex Scandal: Look Beyond the Politics

By Preeti Jha
The scandal is also demonizing an already persecuted LGBT minority.

Rising Challenges Ahead for Malaysia’s New Government
March 20, 2019

Rising Challenges Ahead for Malaysia’s New Government

By Luke Hunt
Though it is still early days, a series of issues are threatening to overwhelm and undermine the new government’s future.
Can Malaysia’s New Government Deliver on Reform?
March 15, 2019

Can Malaysia’s New Government Deliver on Reform?

By Erin Cook
Less than a year since it took power, the Pakatan Harapan government is confronting questions about the pace of promised reforms.

Why Mahathir Is Refusing to Remove Unpopular Leaders
March 06, 2019

Why Mahathir Is Refusing to Remove Unpopular Leaders

By Prashant Waikar
Malaysia’s prime minister wants to signal that his opinion – not the public’s – is the ultimate career determinant.

Where Is Malaysia’s Mahathir-Anwar Transition?
February 01, 2019

Where Is Malaysia’s Mahathir-Anwar Transition?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Given Malaysia’s history and the implications for its future, the dynamics of the so-called transition bear careful watching.

How Will the Mahathir-Anwar Transition Play Out in Malaysia?
September 29, 2018

How Will the Mahathir-Anwar Transition Play Out in Malaysia?

By Erin Cook
The future of an unlikely alliance is far from certain.

Bridget Welsh on Malaysia's Election Surprise
June 01, 2018

Bridget Welsh on Malaysia's Election Surprise

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Malaysia’s 2018 election: why it matters and what comes next.
The Everyday Activists Behind Malaysia’s Democracy Struggle
May 29, 2018

The Everyday Activists Behind Malaysia’s Democracy Struggle

By Preeti Jha
We need to look beyond Mahathir, and even Anwar, to understand Malaysia’s seismic power shift.

The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake
May 18, 2018

The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
With Mahathir back, does Malaysia's foreign policy anticipate continuity or change?

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?

By Luke Hunt
The outcome was a rare positive note for the subregion where democracy has been suffering over the past few years.

Malaysia's New Political Tsunami
May 12, 2018

Malaysia's New Political Tsunami

By Michio Ueda
What led to the historic election result -- and where does Malaysia go from here?
Malaysia’s Election Will Test the Country’s Stability
May 01, 2018

Malaysia’s Election Will Test the Country’s Stability

By Zachary Abuza
The prolonging of the current government risks undermining the nation’s political stability.

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