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Mahathir Mohamad at a press conference

Intrigue and betrayal: Malaysia’s power struggle

According to a power-sharing agreement drawn up ahead of the 2018 elections, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad was to resign mid-term, letting his former foe-turned-ally Anwar Ibrahim take over the position. Before that could happen, an unexpected coup led to the collapse of the ruling coalition and the crowning of a new prime minister.

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