Subscribe

Tag

Malaysia foreign policy

Malaysia and the ‘Indo-Pacific’: Why the Hesitancy?
August 09, 2022

Malaysia and the ‘Indo-Pacific’: Why the Hesitancy?

By Khoo Ying Hooi
The country's strategic and policymaking class has been slow to get on board the new strategic concept.

Malaysia’s Domestic Political Turbulence Threatens to Derail its Foreign Policy
May 26, 2022

Malaysia’s Domestic Political Turbulence Threatens to Derail its Foreign Policy

By Fikry A. Rahman
Foreign policy begins at home, and the country has experienced nearly unprecedented political instability over the past two years.
Malaysia to Propose ASEAN Contacts With Myanmar’s Shadow Government
May 02, 2022

Malaysia to Propose ASEAN Contacts With Myanmar’s Shadow Government

By Sebastian Strangio
The Malaysian Foreign Minister has again lamented the junta's lack of cooperation in the implementation of the Southeast Asian bloc's peace plan.

Will a New Government in Malaysia Reset India Ties?
April 20, 2020

Will a New Government in Malaysia Reset India Ties?

By Yatharth Kachiar
The Muhyiddin government seems keen to thaw the ice, but there are major pitfalls ahead.

What Would a Muhyiddin Premiership Mean for Malaysia’s Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy?
March 02, 2020

What Would a Muhyiddin Premiership Mean for Malaysia’s Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
While the newly appointed prime minister’s position is far from unchallenged, it is worth looking at what his reign might mean for the country’s domestic politics and foreign policy.

What’s Behind Malaysia’s North Korea Embassy Reopening Announcement?
January 07, 2020

What’s Behind Malaysia’s North Korea Embassy Reopening Announcement?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the context behind the move as well as its potential significance.

Malaysia-Iran Relations: Rising Middle East Tensions Risk Complicating Pakatan Harapan’s Foreign Policy Balancing Act
January 04, 2020

Malaysia-Iran Relations: Rising Middle East Tensions Risk Complicating Pakatan Harapan’s Foreign Policy Balancing Act

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The killing of Qassem Soleimani is yet another reminder of the risks of Malaysia playing a more active role in the Middle East.
What Does Malaysia’s New Foreign Policy Framework Mean for Pakatan Harapan’s Approach to the World?
October 02, 2019

What Does Malaysia’s New Foreign Policy Framework Mean for Pakatan Harapan’s Approach to the World?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at what a significant new document means for the country’s foreign policy in the coming months and years.

Mahathir Visit Highlights Vietnam-Malaysia Security Cooperation Prospects
September 05, 2019

Mahathir Visit Highlights Vietnam-Malaysia Security Cooperation Prospects

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The trip highlighted efforts by both sides to make inroads in the defense aspect of ties despite lingering challenges.

What’s Behind Malaysia’s New South China Sea Missile Launches?
July 23, 2019

What’s Behind Malaysia’s New South China Sea Missile Launches?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the significance of a recent development within the Southeast Asian state’s approach.

Malaysia’s Seemingly Chaotic Foreign Policy Choices Make Strategic Sense
June 12, 2019

Malaysia’s Seemingly Chaotic Foreign Policy Choices Make Strategic Sense

By Adam Leong Kok Wey
Malaysia is sticking with its Cold War-era strategy of selective alignment and strategic ambiguity.
Malaysia’s New Foreign Policy Framework: Between Change and Continuity
May 07, 2019

Malaysia’s New Foreign Policy Framework: Between Change and Continuity

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the PH government’s emerging foreign affairs framework a year after it took office and the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.

Page 1 of 5