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Beyond Tun Razak

Of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi’s litany of failures, one of the least recognised yet important ones is that through his “back to the kampung base” programme, Abdullah was trying to solve Tun Abdul Razak Hussein’s problem, not his own.

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An idea whose time has come

Those who wish to see the break up of Pakatan Rakyat similar to that of previous opposition coalitions will be disappointed. Formed on April 1 last year, PR was a response to the post-March 8th political terrain, in which the Opposition won five state governments…

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The analogy of 1970

A bloodless coup d’etat in Perak, a ban on Harakah and Suara Keadilan, police breaking up pre-election ceramahs with brute force, and legal cases brought by the Barisan Nasional government against opposition members set the background for the impending transition of power from Datuk Seri…

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