Sunday, September 12, 2010

Malaysia's Twin Towers

Derek Henry Flood on a "country [that] rides the divide between a forward thinking capitalist, secular state and Islamic Malay nationalism characterized by a unique legal hybrid of sharia law and an enforced Muslim identity for its ethnic-Malay citizenry and civil law for its large minority groups," and thus "seeks to have one foot in the largely dysfunctional politics of the Muslim world, while boasting its status as an Asian economic tiger among its competitors in East and Southeast Asia" — Malaysia's forgotten, forgiven 9/11 history.

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