ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Malaysia: Politics in Times of Crisis

In a desperate attempt to shed his image as the architect and representative of 'rentier' and crony capitalism which was ill prepared to counter the challenges posed in the aftermath of the financial crisis, prime minister Mahathir proclaimed Malaysia as a theocratic state last year. Knowing that this strategy may not work, he has now announced his retirement.

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