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Will Malaysia burn with new president? US envoy weighs in

Anisah Shukry  |  Published:  |  Modified:

INTERVIEW Critics have declared that a Donald Trump victory at next month's United States presidential elections would usher “the end of the world”.

His foreign policies, which include “extreme vetting” of Muslims coming to the US, are ever-changing – raising the question of how Malaysia, as a key Islamic ally, would be impacted.

But Malaysia has little to worry about, according to outgoing US ambassador to Malaysia Joseph Y Yun, who steps down on Friday after three years in the post.

In US politics, Congress will keep a hypothetical “President Trump” in check - and Yun said the Congress is very clear about their stand towards Asia...

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