Anwar Ibrahim is squarely in the crossfire of the commentariat. Photo: EPA Anwar Ibrahim is squarely in the crossfire of the commentariat. Photo: EPA
Anwar Ibrahim is squarely in the crossfire of the commentariat. Photo: EPA
Anwar Ibrahim

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The nearly man: will Anwar Ibrahim ever lead Malaysia?

  • Amid the country’s ugly political tussle, Anwar’s future is in special focus after what observers say are blunders brought on by his own hubris
  • His backing of PM Muhyiddin’s budget drew calls for the opposition leader to step aside – but swift reversals of fortune cannot be discounted in Malaysia’s Game of Thrones

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Anwar Ibrahim is squarely in the crossfire of the commentariat. Photo: EPA Anwar Ibrahim is squarely in the crossfire of the commentariat. Photo: EPA
Anwar Ibrahim is squarely in the crossfire of the commentariat. Photo: EPA
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