Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: AP
Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: AP
Malaysia

Malaysia’s Mahathir on snap polls, ‘ineffective’ Biden and why US is provoking Beijing over Taiwan

  • The former prime minister expects the graft-tainted ruling Umno to ‘win big’ in the event of an early election, adding he would fight ‘even if it’s a losing battle’
  • Mahathir, a critic of the West, also accused Washington of trying to provoke a war in Taiwan so that it can ‘sell a lot of arms to the island’

Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: AP
Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: AP
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