Malaysian politics are stranger than fiction

Malaysian politics are stranger than fiction

In Malaysian politics, a Shakespearean drama has unfolded – enemies have become allies, corruption has taken down an ultra-powerful leader, and a 92-year old came out of retirement to take down his former protege. Lou explains the wild shit going down…

SOURCES & FURTHER READING

What Just Happened in Malaysia?

Malaysia Finds an Unlikely Champion of Democracy: Its Ex-Strongman

Corruption, money and Malaysia’s election
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-44078549

Dragnet Widens Around Ousted Malaysian Leader Najib Razak
https://www.wsj.com/articles/dragnet-widens-around-ousted-malaysian-leader-najib-razak-1526638060

‘Kleptocracy at its worst’ in Malaysia

‘Kleptocracy at its worst’ in Malaysia

Najib is out of power but his legacy lives on in giant skyscraper
https://www.thestar.com.my/business/business-news/2018/06/06/najib-out-of-power-but-legacy-lives-on-in-giant-skyscraper/

CREDITS
Writer: Louis Foglia
Editor: Page Ellerson
Researcher: Dushyant Naresh
Supervising Producer: Allison Brown

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