A new 'Sultan' of Sulu in Malaysia : implications for politics and bilateral ties
Farish A. Noor
Date of Issue2011
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
For decades there have been many contenders to the title of the Sultan of Sulu. Recently a Malaysian citizen has proclaimed himself to be the ‘real Sultan of Sulu’. The consequences of this proclamation will be felt in Malaysian domestic politics and may affect Malaysia-Philippine ties.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries ; 020-11