Tag Archives: Mahathir Mohamad

Tightening the Belt and Road in Malaysia

-- Behind the sensationalist headlines, the pragmatic leadership of China and Malaysia's elderly statesmen is quietly charting a balanced and stable course for bilateral relations. -- A Mahathir-led Malaysia has never shirked from calling out the self-interested and bullying behavior of major powers while advancing regional forums that give greater voice to smaller nations. -- An increasingly difficult United States coupled with a cooperative China has seen Malaysian government sentiment shift in Beijing’s favor despite the aforementioned challenges.

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Book Review: Cambodia’s Remarkable Journey

Amazingly, Cambodia's transition out of rule by the Khmer Rouge, its long civil war, and its descent into electoral authoritarianism have all been guided by one man. A new book looks at his legacy.

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