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Malaysia’s New Foreign Policy Framework: Between Change and Continuity
May 07, 2019
Malaysia’s New Foreign Policy Framework: Between Change and Continuity
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.
Malaysia’s New Foreign Policy Framework: Between Change and Continuity
Malaysia’s Evolving Approach to China’s Belt and Road Initiative
April 23, 2019
Malaysia’s Evolving Approach to China’s Belt and Road Initiative
The new government’s evolving approach to the initiative continues to be much more flexible than some of the headlines may suggest.
Malaysia’s Evolving Approach to China’s Belt and Road Initiative
What’s in the New Malaysia-Singapore Maritime Dispute Freeze?
March 20, 2019
What’s in the New Malaysia-Singapore Maritime Dispute Freeze?
The move spotlighted efforts by both sides to try to manage renewed disputes within their wider bilateral relationship.
What’s in the New Malaysia-Singapore Maritime Dispute Freeze?
Is New Malaysia’s China-US Balance Changing Under Mahathir?
March 14, 2019
Is New Malaysia’s China-US Balance Changing Under Mahathir?
Though the new government is recalibrating its ties with Washington and Beijing, it is premature to conclude that major change is underway.
Is New Malaysia’s China-US Balance Changing Under Mahathir?
Mahathir-Duterte Summit Puts Malaysia-Philippines Ties Into Focus
March 12, 2019
Mahathir-Duterte Summit Puts Malaysia-Philippines Ties Into Focus
The summit meeting spotlighted efforts by the two leaders to develop their bilateral relationship.
Mahathir-Duterte Summit Puts Malaysia-Philippines Ties Into Focus
How Would Anwar Ibrahim Change Malaysia’s Foreign Policy as Prime Minister?
February 28, 2019
How Would Anwar Ibrahim Change Malaysia’s Foreign Policy as Prime Minister?
While the question may be difficult to answer, it is worth asking given how little we know thus far and how much Malaysia has on its plate.
How Would Anwar Ibrahim Change Malaysia’s Foreign Policy as Prime Minister?
What’s Behind Malaysia’s New Defense White Paper Talk?
February 22, 2019
What’s Behind Malaysia’s New Defense White Paper Talk?
A closer look at the one of the new government’s key priorities in the security realm.
What’s Behind Malaysia’s New Defense White Paper Talk?
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?
Defense Minister Introductory Visit Highlights Malaysia-Brunei Military Ties
January 28, 2019
Defense Minister Introductory Visit Highlights Malaysia-Brunei Military Ties
A recent interaction put the focus on some of the ongoing defense activity between the two countries into 2019 and beyond.
Defense Minister Introductory Visit Highlights Malaysia-Brunei Military Ties
Why Are Border Disputes Rocking Malaysia-Singapore Ties After Mahathir’s Return?
December 11, 2018
Why Are Border Disputes Rocking Malaysia-Singapore Ties After Mahathir’s Return?
Renewed tensions have once again raised concerns about the state of bilateral ties following the former premier’s return to office.
Why Are Border Disputes Rocking Malaysia-Singapore Ties After Mahathir’s Return?
What Does Mahathir’s Return Mean for Malaysia’s Foreign Policy?
October 03, 2018
What Does Mahathir’s Return Mean for Malaysia’s Foreign Policy?
While his views may be well-known, how they will translate into the conduct of foreign policy in a ‘New Malaysia’ is less clear.
What Does Mahathir’s Return Mean for Malaysia’s Foreign Policy?
Mahathir Visit Spotlights US-Malaysia Relations Under New Government
September 25, 2018
Mahathir Visit Spotlights US-Malaysia Relations Under New Government
The trip highlights efforts by both sides to manage the opportunities and challenges in the relationship.
Mahathir Visit Spotlights US-Malaysia Relations Under New Government
Indonesia-Malaysia Security Cooperation in Focus with Defense Meeting
August 10, 2018
Indonesia-Malaysia Security Cooperation in Focus with Defense Meeting
A recent interaction offered insights into how both sides are managing this aspect of their ties amid wider domestic and regional changes.
Indonesia-Malaysia Security Cooperation in Focus with Defense Meeting
What’s in the Malaysia-Saudi Arabia Counterterrorism Center Shutdown?
August 10, 2018
What’s in the Malaysia-Saudi Arabia Counterterrorism Center Shutdown?
A closer look at a recent development and what it means for Malaysia’s foreign and defense policy.
What’s in the Malaysia-Saudi Arabia Counterterrorism Center Shutdown?
What’s Next for Malaysia-Philippines Relations Under Mahathir?
July 17, 2018
What’s Next for Malaysia-Philippines Relations Under Mahathir?
A closer look at the future prospects of ties under the new Malaysian government.
What’s Next for Malaysia-Philippines Relations Under Mahathir?
What Does Mahathir’s Visit Mean for Indonesia-Malaysia Relations?
July 03, 2018
What Does Mahathir’s Visit Mean for Indonesia-Malaysia Relations?
The trip unsurprisingly saw some significant symbolism, but less in the way of substance.
What Does Mahathir’s Visit Mean for Indonesia-Malaysia Relations?
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