Politics, pluralism and the polls : a changing scenario?
Yang Razali Kassim
Date of Issue2008
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The March 8 general election in Malaysia is significant in many ways. It is also about and old rivalry between Abdullah Badawi and Anwar Ibrahim and what they represent. Both have much at stake. Abdullah will succeed if Anwar fails to deny the ruling coalition a two-thirds majority. If Anwar succeeds, it could start a new approach to managing race and religion.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science::Political institutions::Asia::Malaysia
RSIS Commentaries ; 025/08