MALAYSIA-A BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER
Singapore-Malaysia border checkpoint in Johor Bahru, viewed from the Singapore side, Sept 1995 in Wikimedia Commons
By Ruhanie Ahmad
The New Straits Times-Oct 24
Malaysia-Singapore bilateral relations, based on the principles of equal partnership and prosper thy neighbor, have always been positive and amicable; although experiencing choppy waters at times. The determinants, however, change in accordance with the leadership image and strategic culture of the individual prime minister, the relative material power of the state and the dynamics of its intervening actors at the domestic front.
First published in: The New Straits Times