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Coalition squabbles and Malay supremacy led to Mahathir's resignation

Supporters' fear of losing privileges has driven Malaysian government further right

| Malaysia

The political turmoil in Malaysia over the past few days, leading to the fall of the prime minister and the collapse of his coalition government, has been unprecedented. But it was not unpredictable.

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