Malaysia

The Leaderboard: Awang Adek

Who is he? Awang Adek Hussin is Malaysia’s new ambassador-designate to the United States. Awang previously served as deputy finance minister from 2006 to 2008 and again from 2009 to 2013. Before that he spent nearly a decade at the…

MH370: Five Concerns

Malaysia Airline Search

By Ernest Z. Bower, Christopher K. Johnson, & Thomas M. Sanderson Four days ago, Malaysia Airlines flight 370 (MH370) disappeared over the South China Sea with 239 people on board en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Nine nations are…

The Leaderboard: Marina Mahathir

Marina Mahathir

Who is she? Marina Mahathir is a Malaysian author and social activist known for her progressive views on religious freedom and civil liberties. Despite being the eldest child of former prime minister Mahathir Mohammad, the 56-year-old has often voiced opinions…