Mahathir Influence

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, one of the staunchest foreign backers of Myanmar's military regime who played a pivotal role in bringing Myanmar into the Association of Southeast Nations


  • Be patient over democratic reforms in Myanmar: Malaysian PM
  • Mahathir's Meddling Not Welcomed
  • To avoid upsetting Myanmar's generals, Mahathir didn't meet Suu Kyi
  • Conflicting account of meeting cancellation
  • Myanmar junta praises Malaysia's Mahathir
  • Mahathir ends Burma visit, no sign of breakthrough
  • Mahathir says rapid Myanmar reforms would risk sparking anarchy
  • Malaysia's Petronas Secures 4 Myanmar Contract
  • Mahathir to boost economic ties with Burma
  • Malaysian prime minister to focus on economy during Myanmar visit
  • Mahathir says not meeting Burma's Suu Kyi
  • Malaysia PM to urge Burmese dialogue
  • Mahathir to make business visit to Myanmar, no talks with Suu Kyi
  • Mahathir-Suu Kyi talks likely-Malaysian officials
  • Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi asks to meet Mahathir
  • Mahathir says no comment on possible meeting with Suu Kyi
  • Mahathir to discuss issues with Myanmar leader
  • Dr M tells US, Congressmen to be more tolerant with change, especially with juntas
  • Malaysia not behind sackings in Myanmar
  • Malaysia hails Myanmar's move to push ahead with democracy
  • M'sia Offers Military Technology To Myanmar From
  • Myanmar junta unlikely to go without guarantee: Mahahir
  • Malaysia mulls expanding military ties with junta
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  • An Opportunity for Burma to Change
  • Mahathir has business in Burma
  • Burma problem cannot be solved by confrontation'- [Mahathir interview]
  • Burma and Malaysia forge closer relations