August 19, 2020
Malaysian State of Kelantan Seeks to Make Folk Drama Shariah Compliant
By Asif Ullah Khan
The PAS-led state government wants to “correct” the “un-Islamic” parts of Main Puteri, an indigenous Kelantanese dance form.
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.
April 03, 2020
The 2020 Delhi Riots: Implications for Southeast Asia
By Jasminder Singh
The recent anti-Muslim riots in New Delhi have elicited a strong rebuke from Muslim-majority countries in Southeast Asia.
January 30, 2020
The Growing Islamism in Malaysia
By Vishal Arora
An interview with Eugene Yapp on Islamism and extremism in Malaysia.
December 18, 2018
From 212 to 812: Copy and Paste Populism in Indonesia and Malaysia?
By Asmiati Malik and Scott Edwards
There are symbolic linkages in Indonesia and Malaysia’s rising populism.
December 14, 2018
Mahathir’s Ethnic and Religious Challenges in Malaysia
By Abdulreza Alami
His latest stint as prime minister poses a difficult test: balancing the interests of Muslim Malays and minority groups.
June 30, 2017
The End of Malaysia’s Multi-Ethnic Coalition?
By Stephan Giersdorf
Najib Razak's embrace of an Islamic party overturns a decades-long tradition of narrowing ethnic and religious divides.