Mahathir Mohamad is set to reassume his historical position as one of the titans of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Richard Heydarian writes. Photo: Reuters
Richard Heydarian
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Richard Heydarian

How ‘polarising’ former strongman Mahathir Mohamad could bring unity to Southeast Asia

Richard Heydarian writes that the ageless, tough-talking new Malaysian prime minister is well equipped to help Asean assert its voice and influence global affairs

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Mahathir Mohamad is set to reassume his historical position as one of the titans of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Richard Heydarian writes. Photo: Reuters
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