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Malaysia's Great Political Experiment
Southeast Asia is a wondrous experiment in comparative politics.
Malaysia 2020: A New Series from Asialink Insights
Barely two years after an avowed reformist coalition won an unexpected victory at historic polls in 2018, the implosion of Malaysia’s Pakatan Harapan (PH) government a few weeks ago might seem just as shocking.
Malaysia's Federalism Reverts to a Vanishing Past
The Malaysian government’s National Action Council, set up to address the Covid-19 emergency, held a meeting to discuss mitigation measures on 17 March 2020.
The Politics of Muslim Majoritarianism
Months before the collapse of Pakatan Harapan government, social media postings and comments were loaded with phrases that claimed ‘Islam is under the threat’ and ‘Malays are being side-lined’.
Configuring a 'Newer Malaysia'
Malaysian politics has entered a new phase, at an especially parlous time, writes Professor Meredith Weiss.