Dr Kai Ostwald is a Visiting Senior Fellow with the Malaysia Studies Programme at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. He is also Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs at the University of British Columbia, and the Director of UBC’s Institute of Asian Research.

Articles by Kai Ostwald (1)

Anwar’s Uneasy Truce with Malaysia’s Powerful Civil Service

Kai Ostwald

Anwar Ibrahim’s relationship with Malaysia’s powerful civil service is key to his government’s success and survival. He faces serious challenges in maintaining a positive relationship, but developments since 2018 help his chances.