Australia-Malaysia relations: Mahathir’s ghost

This post originally appeared on the Lowy Institute’s blog┬áThe Interpreter and The Diplomat’s ASEAN Beat. Just to be clear, Dr Mahathir Mohamad is not dead. In fact, the infamously direct style and strident anti-Westernism of the former Malaysian Prime Minister, lives on through current leader Najib Razak. During his visit to Australia earlier this month,┬áNajib’s…