Mohd Faizal Musa

Dr Mohd Faizal Musa is a Visiting Fellow at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

Articles by Mohd Faizal Musa (6)

The Other Face of PAS: Eschewing Narrow Sectarianism for Global Revivalism

Mohd Faizal Musa

PAS, under the leadership of Hadi Awang, has championed Sunni-Shi’a conciliation. But it is highly uncertain whether this will remain true under the younger generation of PAS leaders.

Screenshot of Ahmad Faizal Azumu

Pipped to the Post in Perak: Will Putrajaya Be Next?

Mohd Faizal Musa|Norshahril Saat

The defeat of the Perikatan Nasional government in Perak is a worrying precedent for the coalition at the federal level.

Anwar Declaration as Malaysia’s Ninth PM: Another (Failed) September Surprise?

Norshahril Saat|Mohd Faizal Musa

Anwar Ibrahim claims that he has enough political support to be the country’s next prime minister. The key here is whether he can assure the Malay-Muslim majority that their rights will not be undermined.

Measuring up MUDA: Getting the Love, Actually?

Mohd Faizal Musa|Siti Syazwani Zainal Abidin

Led by the youthful Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman, the newly-established Malaysian United Democratic Alliance (MUDA) might well be able to break the political deadlock that has long dominated Malaysian politics.

The Islamic Renaissance Front in Malaysia: Fighting to Reinvigorate Progressive Voices

Mohd Faizal Musa|Siti Syazwani Zainal Abidin

For years, the Islamic Renaissance Front has sought to bring progressive Islam to the front and centre in Malaysia. With a leadership change and increasing state repression, the group has its work cut out for it.