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Malaysia’s political drama is worthy of Shakespeare https://t.co/L0qmBni67T

Malaysia’s political drama is worthy of Shakespeare https://t.co/L0qmBni67T

Malaysia’s political drama is worthy of Shakespeare by Dr. Bridget Welsh http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-44144537 The release of Anwar Ibrahim is an important step in a new beginning for Malaysia, building on the stunning electoral victory that ousted the ruling party on 9 May. It’s also a test of loyalty between two men with a long rivalry, one of whom was the other’s jailor, writes Bridget Welsh. The story of the relationship between just-elected Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim is so full of drama it would be fitting for Shakespeare – loyalty, betrayal, tragedy and irony meld together in a narrative for the ages. Dr Mahathir, now 92, first put Anwar in prison on corruption and sodomy charges in politically charged circumstances in 1999. But he has now come out of retirement, won a second stint as Prime Minister – and provided the key to his former de...

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