September 25, 2020
Will Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim Finally Succeed?
By Sebastian Strangio
The opposition leader’s announcement that he commands the support necessary to form a new government has dissipated into a period of tense political speculation.
May 01, 2020
Malaysia’s Game of Thrones
By Nor Arlene Tan
Untangling the political machinations that collapsed the Alliance of Hope from within.
April 29, 2020
The UMNO’s Brewing Civil War
By Prashant Waikar
What’s behind UMNO president Zahid’s letter to Prime Minister Muhyiddin?
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.
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.
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.
June 01, 2018
Bridget Welsh on Malaysia's Election Surprise
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Malaysia’s 2018 election: why it matters and what comes next.
May 12, 2018
Malaysia's New Political Tsunami
By Michio Ueda
What led to the historic election result -- and where does Malaysia go from here?
January 11, 2018
Malaysia’s Long History of Election Rigging
By Shrish Srivastava
Opposition candidate Mahathir Mohammed is just as guilty as current Prime Minister Najib Razak.
July 08, 2017
Actually, Malaysia’s Multi-Ethnic Coalition Died in 1969
By James Chin
Those who believe that the BN is a genuine multi-ethnic coalition have simply fallen for the slick propaganda.
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.