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A Hung Parliament in Malaysia Portends Further Instability

MIN READNov 23, 2022 | 15:43 GMT

A voter shows a fading inked finger from casting a vote during Malaysia's Nov. 19 general election on Nov. 22, 2022, in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

A voter shows a fading inked finger from casting a vote during Malaysia's Nov. 19 general election on Nov. 22, 2022, in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

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In Malaysia, a snap general election resulting in a hung parliament and subsequent political crisis portends further political instability. Whatever governing coalition emerges victorious will struggle to engage in major domestic reforms and foreign policy initiatives as it contends with a weak mandate....

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