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Najib's UMNO : enter a new era
A new leader, Najib Tun Razak, has emerged in Malaysia to take the country into the next phase of nation-building. He has spoken of reform and change within the dominant party UMNO to preserve power. What challenges await ...
The Rush for Survival: New Catharsis in Malaysian Politics?
Malaysian politics is at yet another crossroads. The ruling coalition fears losing power. Yet the opposition alliance is in no position to take over. New tensions are emerging on both sides. What will emerge out of this ...
PAS and New Politics: When the Ulama Reassert Leadership
The Malaysian Islamist party PAS has seen a reassertion of leadership by the ulama or religious scholars. What does this mean for Malaysian politics?
Bombs after the presidential election: slowing Indonesia's rise?
Twin terrorist bomb attacks on two hotels in Jakarta in the morning of 17 July ushered in Yudhoyono’s second term as president. Will this development shake his confidence or strengthen his resolve to lead Indonesia back ...
After the presidential election: Indonesia rising?
Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is all set to lead Indonesia again as the re-elected president. Will ASEAN’s largest member re-emerge as a confident regional player in the next five years, and if so, what kind of Indonesia will that be?