Month: May 2019

PoliticsPublic PolicySoutheast Asia

Malaysia, One Year After

This is an article I wrote for Critical Asian Studies. I sat down with Malaysia’s former foreign minister, Tan Sri Syed Hamid Albar to get his thoughts on Malaysia’s political development, a year after the country experienced a historic political change when a new coalition, the Pakatan Harapan, swept into power. In the interview, Syed…


Political Change

There is political change when a new leader or new leadership replaces current leadership or leaders. Change happens when a leader dies or hands over power to a new leader. In some other instances, political change takes place when a political party wins an election and form a new government. Internal and external forces can…