Malaysia's Foreign Policy: Beyond Personalism
ICL Journal (Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law), Volume 3(1), pp. 81-91, 2009
11 Pages Posted: 6 May 2016
Date Written: 2009
The Model of Harmony through Holistic Engagement provides a very strong explanation as to the most important events in recent Malaysian foreign policy. It shows that the role of a strong leader is not incompatible with the influence of norms and values. Rather than focusing on the isolation of the specific role played by Mahathir Mohammed, the leader was taken as part of the foreign policy making apparatus operating in a strong cultural and organizational context.
Keywords: Foreign Policy, Malaysia, Mahathir Mohammed
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