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Foot in Mouth, Mahathir’s Hate Speech Backfires – Again
November 03, 2020

Foot in Mouth, Mahathir’s Hate Speech Backfires – Again

By Luke Hunt
It’s time for the former Malaysian PM to just shut and stop scratching for cheap votes.

Another Close Shave for Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin
October 27, 2020

Another Close Shave for Malaysia’s PM Muhyiddin

By Sebastian Strangio
UMNO expressed its support for Muhyiddin's coalition, even as its officials sought to extract concessions from the beleaguered premier.
Yvonne Tew on Courts and Constitutionalism in Malaysia
August 11, 2020

Yvonne Tew on Courts and Constitutionalism in Malaysia

By Catherine Putz
The Najib ruling is “a step in the right direction on the path to constitutional redemption,” Tew says.

Malaysia Prime Minister Wins Test of Support, Ousts House Speaker
July 13, 2020

Malaysia Prime Minister Wins Test of Support, Ousts House Speaker

By Associated Press
The government secured 111 votes against 109 to oust the speaker, a narrow win.

Malaysia’s Mahathir Ousted from Party Amid Power Struggle
May 29, 2020

Malaysia’s Mahathir Ousted from Party Amid Power Struggle

By Associated Press
Mahathir, along with his son and three other senior members, were expelled from the Bersatu party on Thursday. 

Mahathir’s No-Win No-Confidence Gamble
May 12, 2020

Mahathir’s No-Win No-Confidence Gamble

By Asif Ullah Khan
Whatever happens in the no-confidence vote against Prime Minister Muhyiddin, it will be a setback for Mahathir -- and the opposition.

Malaysia’s Game of Thrones
May 01, 2020

Malaysia’s Game of Thrones

By Nor Arlene Tan
Untangling the political machinations that collapsed the Alliance of Hope from within.
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.

Mahathir Suffers Blow in Malaysia Power Battle as Supporters Abandon Him
February 29, 2020

Mahathir Suffers Blow in Malaysia Power Battle as Supporters Abandon Him

By Associated Press
The now interim premier suffered two key setbacks in the country's shifting political dynamics this week.

Who Will Form Malaysia’s New Government After the End of the Pakatan Harapan Coalition?
February 25, 2020

Who Will Form Malaysia’s New Government After the End of the Pakatan Harapan Coalition?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
With the Pakatan Harapan coalition’s demise, the focus has quickly shifted to the political realignments to form a new government and what this could mean for the country’s future.

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.
US-Malaysia Security Cooperation in the Headlines with Aircraft Mission Systems Transfer
February 05, 2020

US-Malaysia Security Cooperation in the Headlines with Aircraft Mission Systems Transfer

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A reported development provided a window on some of the ongoing functional cooperation between the two countries in spite of wider challenges for bilateral ties.

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