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Mahathir Sets New Course for Malaysia in First 100 Days
August 18, 2018
Mahathir Sets New Course for Malaysia in First 100 Days
Evaluating Malaysia's new government 100 days after its surprising election win.
Mahathir Sets New Course for Malaysia in First 100 Days
Malaysia Won't Look Away From China So Soon, Despite Mahathir's Words
May 20, 2018
Malaysia Won't Look Away From China So Soon, Despite Mahathir's Words
Why Malaysia’s China policy is unlikely to change, for now, despite the election shock.
Malaysia Won't Look Away From China So Soon, Despite Mahathir's Words
The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake
May 18, 2018
The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake
With Mahathir back, does Malaysia's foreign policy anticipate continuity or change?
The Geopolitical Implications of Malaysia's Election Earthquake
How Will PAS Matter in Malaysia’s Election?
March 22, 2018
How Will PAS Matter in Malaysia’s Election?
The conservative Islamic party could play an important role in upcoming polls or thereafter.
How Will PAS Matter in Malaysia’s Election?
Can Malaysia's Opposition Win?
March 20, 2017
Can Malaysia's Opposition Win?
Despite the massive 1MDB scandal, Malaysia's ruling party might be in an even better position than in 2013.
Can Malaysia's Opposition Win?
US Lawsuits Deepen Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal
July 27, 2016
US Lawsuits Deepen Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal
Malaysian premier Najib Razak is believed to be linked to the stolen funds.
US Lawsuits Deepen Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal
Malaysia’s Najib Has Little to Cheer Over Sarawak Triumph
May 11, 2016
Malaysia’s Najib Has Little to Cheer Over Sarawak Triumph
The election win is rooted in local rather than national factors.
Malaysia’s Najib Has Little to Cheer Over Sarawak Triumph
No End in Sight for Malaysia’s Power Struggle as 1MDB Scandal Deepens
March 07, 2016
No End in Sight for Malaysia’s Power Struggle as 1MDB Scandal Deepens
As the 1MDB scandal continues, there are few signs of the country’s ongoing power struggle being resolved anytime soon.
No End in Sight for Malaysia’s Power Struggle as 1MDB Scandal Deepens
Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal: Case Not Closed With Ongoing International Probes
February 02, 2016
Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal: Case Not Closed With Ongoing International Probes
Investigations abroad continue to haunt the nation's premier despite efforts to downplay the scandal at home.
Malaysia's 1MDB Scandal: Case Not Closed With Ongoing International Probes
Malaysia Should Look Beyond the 1MDB Scandal in 2016
February 02, 2016
Malaysia Should Look Beyond the 1MDB Scandal in 2016
The country should put the political saga behind it and refocus on key priorities.
Malaysia Should Look Beyond the 1MDB Scandal in 2016
Malaysia After the Scandal
February 01, 2016
Malaysia After the Scandal
The 1MDB scandal has drawn attention to corruption in Malaysia, but is it enough to spark reform?
Malaysia After the Scandal
Malaysia Closes 1MDB Scandal Probe on Najib
January 27, 2016
Malaysia Closes 1MDB Scandal Probe on Najib
The attorney general finds no evidence of corruption, but critics say questions still remain.
Malaysia Closes 1MDB Scandal Probe on Najib
Malaysia: Najib Doubles Down
December 25, 2015
Malaysia: Najib Doubles Down
The government is close to introducing a controversial new security law.
Malaysia: Najib Doubles Down
Malaysia’s New National Security Law: A Step Toward Dictatorship?
December 04, 2015
Malaysia’s New National Security Law: A Step Toward Dictatorship?
The approval of a new bill raises some serious questions.
Malaysia’s New National Security Law: A Step Toward Dictatorship?
Interview: Malaysia’s Political Turmoil and the Role of the United States
September 21, 2015
Interview: Malaysia’s Political Turmoil and the Role of the United States
The Diplomat talks with Nurul Izzah Anwar about Malaysian politics and the country's ties with the United States.
Interview: Malaysia’s Political Turmoil and the Role of the United States
Malaysians Escalate Push For Najib’s Resignation
September 04, 2015
Malaysians Escalate Push For Najib’s Resignation
The chorus of criticism directed at the Malaysian prime minister grows.
Malaysians Escalate Push For Najib’s Resignation
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