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Azmil Tayeb

Dr Azmil Tayeb is a Visiting Senior Fellow at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. He is also Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Articles by Azmil Tayeb (3)

Anwar’s Tried and Failed Strategy to Woo Malay Voters

Azmil Tayeb

Anwar’s gambit to out-Islamise his Islamist political opponents has failed to gain traction. He should stop offering a “lite” version of his opponents’ Islamist agenda and tout a more progressive and inclusive narrative.

Populism, Pietism and Pragmatism in the Kedah State Election

Azmil Tayeb

Whether the unlikely partnership of Pakatan Harapan and Barisan Nasional can wrest Kedah from Perikatan Nasional would require an extraordinary alignment of the stars.

PAS’s Election Gambit: Having it Both Ways?

Azmil Tayeb

Malaysia’s Parti Islam SeMalaysia (PAS) appears to be undecided over whether to join forces with the United Malays National Organisation or Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia. Hesitation, however, is not indecision: PAS is hedging its bets for more leverage.