Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (right) and prime-minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim in 2018. Photo: EPA Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (right) and prime-minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim in 2018. Photo: EPA
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (right) and prime-minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim in 2018. Photo: EPA
Norshahril Saat
Opinion

Opinion

Norshahril Saat

Umno, PAS, Pakatan Harapan: in Malaysian politics, it’s hard to tell friend from foe

  • Alliances in the country’s political arena are in a constant state of flux, as politicians are pragmatic about keeping or attaining power
  • But welcoming old enemies into the fold runs the risk of sweeping past corruption under the carpet

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (right) and prime-minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim in 2018. Photo: EPA Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (right) and prime-minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim in 2018. Photo: EPA
Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad (right) and prime-minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim in 2018. Photo: EPA
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