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GE14 & Its Aftermath - Enter Malaysia’s New Political Order
Days after the political earthquake of a general election on 9 May, Anwar Ibrahim declared Malaysia “on the verge of a new golden era”. Will it be a mere change of government or a political transition to a new order?
In Conversation With Anwar Ibrahim (2) : His Vision, New Malaysia, Regeneration and the Region
Yang Razali Kassim continues his conversation with Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia’s prime minister-in-waiting. In this second part, the president-elect of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), the biggest component of the ruling Pakatan ...
Singapore-Malaysia Ties : What Lies Ahead in the Post-KTM Era?
One of the most productive bilateral retreats between Singapore and Malaysia since the series began took place this week at the Istana in Singapore. How will the agreements be affected by the upcoming Malaysian general election?
Malaysia’s Regime Change : Evolving Post-Election Scenarios
The shocking fall of the UMNO-led Barisan Nasional government in the recent general election was not only historic but also game-changing. As Malaysians usher in a new era, three evolving scenarios are worth watching.
UMNO Post-Power : What Now in a Changing Landscape?
Soon after its historic defeat in the 9 May 2018 general election, the long-dominant UMNO held its first party elections over the weekend. The much subdued contest for the presidency and other leadership positions, unlike ...
Ma’ruf Amin : Jokowi’s Secret Weapon?
The running mate of the Indonesian president is remembered for his hand in toppling Jakarta governor Ahok on charges of blasphemy. In Singapore, he advocated ‘Middle Way Islam’. Is this President Joko Widodo’s secret formula ...
RSIS Series on Malaysia's 14th General Election - GE14 & the Future of Malay Politics
This general election is poised to be game-changing, at the core of which will be the future of Malay politics. Will it resist the undercurrents of change? Or will Malay politics in Malaysia take a new turn, bringing along ...
In Conversation With Anwar Ibrahim : On Mahathir, Reconciliation & Political Transition
On Malaysia’s National Day recently, Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia’s prime minister-in-waiting, received RSIS Senior Fellow Yang Razali Kassim at his office near Kuala Lumpur. In this first of a two-part conversation, he talks ...
Anwar’s Rise, Fall and Rise Again : Tests in Malaysia’s Succession
While Prime Minister Mahathir rebuilds the country, his designated successor, Anwar Ibrahim, is laying the ground for the agreed political transition in about two years’ time. The recent election in Anwar’s party had, ...
Malaysia’s 2018 General Election: Alternative Scenarios?
With just weeks to go, Malaysia’s next general election seems to be approaching like an oncoming train. What lies ahead?