July 07, 2020
Where Is Defense Reform in Malaysia Headed?
By Nik Mohamed Rashid Nik Zurin and Ivy Kwek
Malaysia’s planned defense reforms need implementing.
May 21, 2020
In Malaysia, a Razor Thin Majority Rules During an Unprecedented Crisis
By Harris Zainul and Ryan Chua
Muhyiddin’s consolidation of power comes simultaneously with the smallest majority in Malaysia’s democratic history.
March 19, 2020
Making Sense of Malaysia’s 2020 Political Tumult
By Ankit Panda
Also, the hosts discuss progress in the implementation of the February 29 U.S.-Taliban deal in Afghanistan.
September 18, 2019
UMNO and PAS: A Frenemy Marriage?
By Michio Ueda
The new Malay-Muslim alliance between two major opposition forces could accelerate further polarization of Malaysian politics.
May 29, 2019
Has the Paint Dried on Malaysia’s Protest Art?
By Michael Beltran
Radical street artist Fahmi Reza reflects on Malaysia a year after Najib’s fall.
March 12, 2019
Najib Scandal Links in Focus with Ex-Sabah Chief Minister Charges
By Luke Hunt
The charges against Musa Aman announced last week are just part of the ongoing scrutiny around Najib and his allies in a New 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.
August 18, 2018
Mahathir Sets New Course for Malaysia in First 100 Days
By Ed Ratcliffe
Evaluating Malaysia's new government 100 days after its surprising election win.
May 20, 2018
Malaysia Won't Look Away From China So Soon, Despite Mahathir's Words
By Ankit Panda
Why Malaysia’s China policy is unlikely to change, for now, despite the election shock.
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?
March 22, 2018
How Will PAS Matter in Malaysia’s Election?
By David Hutt
The conservative Islamic party could play an important role in upcoming polls or thereafter.
March 20, 2017
Can Malaysia's Opposition Win?
By Nithin Coca
Despite the massive 1MDB scandal, Malaysia's ruling party might be in an even better position than in 2013.