Regional Outlook, Global Perspective

MALAYSIA-A BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER

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.

Read more at: https://www.nst.com.my/opinion/columnists/2018/10/424216/bridge-over-troubled-water

First published in: The New Straits Times

 

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