President Obama in Malaysia: The Substance of Symbolism


Elina Noor

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 261


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: May 8, 2014
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Elina Noor, Assistant Director, Foreign Policy and Security Studies at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) Malaysia, explains that "The elevation of US-Malaysia bilateral relations to a Comprehensive Partnership during Obama's visit basically serves to underscore the solid, operational ties currently extant between both countries."

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