How the Mahathir-Anwar relationship shaped Malaysia’s politics squib

Malaysia’s turbulent political scene is the arena for warring factions from both the government and the opposition, but one rivalry stands out amid the machinations to consolidate power – that between ex-premier and elder statesman Mahathir Mohamad and his former deputy, democracy icon Anwar Ibrahim.The long-standing tensions between the two politicians have an almost mythical status, beginning as they did in the 1990s and continuing to play out before the eyes of a new generation of voters.As…
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