September 26, 2019Malaysia
Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad discusses his tenure as Prime Minister and Malaysia’s relationship with the United States.
May 10, 2018Southeast Asia
By Thomas Pepinsky On May 9, Malaysian voters delivered a stunning defeat to the incumbent Barisan Nasional (BN, “National Front”) regime. Since independence in 1957, Malaysia has been ruled by a …
June 25, 2018Southeast Asia
In my previous post, I discussed how, after a surprising victory in May elections, and jubilation among supporters of the former opposition coalition that they had finally broken through, ending the …
April 18, 2019Indonesia
With another five-year term, President Joko Widodo will possibly revive economic reform efforts and could take a more skeptical view toward China.