by Ganesh Sahathevan
Najib and Prince Turki Al-Saud who remains under detention by order
of Crown Prince Mohamad Bin Salman.
Malaysia seems to be drawing closer to Qatar ,and the Muslim Brotherhood, against Saudi Arabia.
Previously reported on this blog:
Malaysian Government tries to distance itself from Crown Prince MBS,hints at closer ties with Qatar- _1MDB Saudi "donation " story likely factor
Now, in addition to the complications arising from the 1MDB theft,is the membership of PM Najib Razak's political ally Ustaz Hadi Awang's membership of the Yusof Qaradawi led International Union Of Muslim Scholars (IUMS), which has just been declared a terrorist organisation by the Saudis. Some, including this writer, would argue that the designation has been a long time coming.
Meanwhile, Najib and his Government, and Hadi,seem unwilling to take any steps to severe ties with the IUMS, further signalling closer ties with Qatar.