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Asian Survey (2012) 52 (5): 900–923.
Published: 01 October 2012
... identified with the feudal order found itself reinvigorated in an age of new politics. © 2012 by the Regents of the University of California 2012 Email: < afauzi@usm.my >. Email: < taki_prk@yahoo.com >. Abdullah Ahmad Badawi monarchy UMNO conservatism Perak constitutional...
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Asian Survey (1969) 9 (5): 382–396.
Published: 01 May 1969
...David E. Lockwood SHEIKH ABDULLAH AND THE POLITICS OF KASHMIR DAVID E. LOCKWOOD The unconditional release in early 1968 of Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah, the "Lion of Kashmir," ranks as one of the most significant politi- cal developments o take place in India during the past two years. Except for two...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (1): 110–119.
Published: 01 February 2018
...C. Christine Fair The year 2017 witnessed continued challenges to the credibility and competence of the so-called National Unity Government in Kabul. President Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah competed over the perquisites of power rather than collaborating to secure a viable future for their...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (6): 1182–1204.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Walid Jumblatt Abdullah This paper investigates the nature of secularism practiced by the Singapore state, focusing on the two main Islamic organizations, MUIS and Pergas. I postulate that the state uses “muscular” and “calibrated” secularism to manage them, and co-opts them either formally or...
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Asian Survey (2005) 45 (1): 153–160.
Published: 01 February 2005
...Bridget Welsh During 2004, Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi faced the difficult challenge of carving out his own brand of leadership, maintaining economic competitiveness, and redefining Malaysia abroad. This article assesses his success and argues that Abdullah has created a new identity but...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (3): 534–556.
Published: 01 June 2020
..., . 46. Rajendra Phuyal and Abdullah Miya, Bhattaraipradhanmantri [Bhattarai, prime minister], Kantipur, August 29, 2011, . 47. Sangam Prasain and Rajesh Khanal, Nepal Inks Historic Oil Agreement with China, Kathmandu Post...
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Asian Survey (2020) 60 (1): 213–220.
Published: 01 February 2020
... in Syria. Against this backdrop of enfeeblement, instability and fragmentation were apparent in the domestic political arena. The presidential elections of 2019 again demonstrated the fragility of Afghanistan s political landscape. With President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah the...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (6): 959–977.
Published: 01 December 2019
... sponsored them. The Situation in Malaysia In contrast to the dramatic change in Indonesia, political change in Malaysia took more than a decade. The starting point was the retirement of strongman Mahathir Mohamad in 2003. From 2003 to 2009, Malaysia was ruled by Abdullah Badawi, followed by Najib Razak from...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (6): 978–1000.
Published: 01 December 2019
... has reached NA or PA. The Bokharis have a similar level of influence. Makhdoom Abdullah Bokhari won a PA seat five times (from 1977 to 1996), and his son Syed Basit Sultan won an NA seat twice (in 2002 and 2013). Another member of the Bokhari family, Haroon Ahmed Sultan, won a PA seat twice (in 2002...
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Asian Survey (2009) 49 (1): 156–165.
Published: 01 February 2009
...Bilveer Singh The March 2008 general elections fundamentally altered Malaysian politics. The ruling coalition lost its two-thirds majority in the national Parliament and five state assemblies, and Prime Minister Abdullah was forced to announce his resignation. The opposition also stands the chance...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (3): 407–428.
Published: 01 June 2019
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (2): 382–405.
Published: 01 April 2019
.... Eugene K. B. Tan, Reserved Election: Boost for Multiracialism? Today, September 9, 2016, , accessed August 18, 2018. 63. Walid Jumblatt Abdullah, The Malay Community: Voting Trends and Issues, Round Table 105:2 (2016): 205 15...
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Asian Survey (2019) 59 (1): 147–155.
Published: 01 February 2019
... no different under the Pakatan government. In fact, for two months after winning the election, until Saifuddin Abdullah was appointed to the position, Mahathir was the de facto foreign minister. This was epitomized in his speech in Japan at the Nikkei Conference on the Future of Asia, where he...
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Asian Survey (2018) 58 (6): 967–972.
Published: 01 December 2018
... his opponent, Abdullah Abdullah, taking on the newly created role of chief executive. While it helped prevent conflict between the supporters of the two candidates, this unstable arrangement has exacerbated the adverse effects of the transition due to fragmentation in governance practices and lack of...
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Asian Survey (2006) 46 (2): 319–340.
Published: 01 April 2006
... as an endorsement of Prime Minister Abdullah's style of moderate governance. ©© 2006 by The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. 2006 Malaysia 2004 elections Badawi factor Islam fractured opposition Barisan Nasional 319 Asian Survey , Vol. 46, Issue 2, pp...
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Asian Survey (2006) 46 (1): 168–174.
Published: 01 February 2006
...Claudia Derichs During 2005, Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad Badawi asserted his grip on domestic affairs, but his government is still linked with perceptions of ineffectiveness. Economic growth slowed and the ringgit was unpegged from the U.S. dollar, yet remained stable. In foreign relations...
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Asian Survey (2005) 45 (6): 907–930.
Published: 01 December 2005
...Joseph Liow The results of Malaysia's eleventh general election held in March 2004 proved to be a resounding success for the Abdullah Badawi administration. Nevertheless, the politics surrounding the election witnessed the surfacing of several issues that would continue to pose a significant...
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Asian Survey (2015) 55 (1): 21–32.
Published: 01 February 2015
... country teetered on the brink of a coup following the June presidential runoff. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Afghanistan NATO troops transition Ashraf Ghani Abdullah JENNIFER BRICK MURTAZASHVILI Afghanistan in 2014 Year of Transition ABSTRACT Labeled the Year...
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Asian Survey (2004) 44 (1): 70–77.
Published: 01 February 2004
...N. Ganesan Abdullah Badawi's replacement of Mahathir Mohamad as prime minister leaves him with many challenges. These include the anointing of a deputy, healing rifts within the United Malays National Organization and the Malay community, and preparing for a general election by 2004. While...
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Asian Survey (2003) 43 (1): 147–155.
Published: 01 February 2003
...N. Ganesan In 2002, the Malaysian government underwent significant political consolidation. Despite Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad's sudden announcement in June of his resignation, he will remain in office until October 2003, after which Deputy Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi will replace him as...