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The intractable disconnect between PKR and Bersatu

QUESTION TIME | That there was a disconnect between Anwar Ibrahim’s PKR and Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s Bersatu even before they joined forces to dispose of a common enemy in the form of Najib Abdul Razak is obvious - they were just too far apart in terms of ideology and aims.

The two of them, who buried their deep-seated differences to work towards a common cause, carried way too much baggage in terms of animosity and mutual distrust - to put it very mildly - to be very comfortable and trusting of each other any more.

Some history is needed to understand the differences and the events that led to Mahathir being PM again, and the intractable differences that have emerged between PKR and Bersatu...

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