If you haven’t heard, Malaysia’s government collapsed on Monday after an attempt at a political coup. However, you’re not to blame if you can’t understand what’s going on. Malaysia’s political drama has become increasingly complex in the past 5 years and can be dizzying for anyone without sufficient background knowledge.

I summarise key events and persons you need to know to understand dynamics and motivations behind the political maneuvering thus far. Malaysian politics is so much deeper than personalities involved in the recent attempted coup. …

Jason جاسون 昌伟

Undergraduate at the Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University. Studying race, intergroup contact and multiculturalism for Malaysia. PJ born and bred.

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