Are our national interests adequately protected?
COMMENT Two events which currently dominate local news highlight the powerlessness of the Malaysian government in safeguarding our public and national interests when dealing with other countries.
One episode is as public and open as one can get - indeed that is the complaint - the terrible haze. The other is secret and confidential - and the lack of transparency is one of the complaints - the negotiations with the United States over the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)...
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