Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Reuters

Malaysia’s Mahathir hits foreign policy speed bump after controversial Kuala Lumpur Summit

  • The event managed to upset not just Saudi Arabia and its allies, but Morocco and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well
  • Not all the country’s diplomatic efforts this year have been so divisive, however, with its overtures towards Beijing and Tokyo winning applause
Topic |   Mahathir Mohamad

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Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Photo: Reuters
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.