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Mahathir vs the IMF: The 1997 Asian Financial Crisis

20 years since the Asian Financial Crisis, a look back at how Malaysia's then-Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad defied the International Monetary Fund, and his subsequent clash with his deputy Anwar Ibrahim. Has Malaysia fared for better or for worse in the long run, as a result of his rejection of the IMF's measures? Watch the full Insight episode here.

Mahathir vs the IMF: The 1997 Asian Financial Crisis

25 Jul 2017 12:00am
20 years since the Asian Financial Crisis, a look back at how Malaysia's then-Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad defied the International Monetary Fund, and his subsequent clash with his deputy Anwar Ibrahim. Has Malaysia fared for better or for worse in the long run, as a result of his rejection of the IMF's measures? Watch the full Insight episode here.

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