The ABCs of a political break-up, explained


Amin Iskandar Zulkifli Sulong

PAS' official break-up with PKR came as no big surprise, but the real test now comes in how the opposition will restrategise for the coming elections if it hopes to defeat BN. – The Malaysian Insight pic, May 12, 2017.

PAS has officially broken up with PKR, and that isn’t really news for anyone who saw it coming a while ago.

The break-up was inevitable after the Islamist party buried Pakatan Rakyat (PR) when it cut ties with ally DAP last July, and then last month when it declared new opposition party Bersatu as “leaderless” at a party assembly,  which also asked to break off with PKR.


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