Malaysian Premier Stages Daring Move to Stay in Power
Mahathir engineers coup to block onetime protégé Anwar
By: John Berthelsen and Murray Hunter
In an astonishing move, the 94-year-old prime minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad, has in effect staged an attempted coup against his own democratically elected government, taking in corrupt, Malay supremacist parties that the voters rejected in 2018 and abandoning former allies in an audacious bid to stay in powe…
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