US-Malaysia relations : strategic imperatives over human rights
Han, David Guo Xiong
Date of Issue2015
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The decision by the US to upgrade Malaysia’s ranking on its list of illegal human trafficking centres would ease the establishment of the Trans-Pacific-Partnership (TPP) trade pact. It shows the primacy of larger strategic imperatives over human rights issues in US-Malaysia relations.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 159-15
Nanyang Technological University