Does UMNO have a future in Malaysian politics?

Malaysia’s largest political party, the United Malays National Organization (UMNO), has faced difficulties over the past few years but the party still has a future in Malaysia’s elections. Any attempts by other parties to ban or deregister UMNO are likely to further increase the party’s popularity.

US military restarts Guantanamo case over Bali bombings, prompting questions

The sudden reopening of a case against two Malaysians and an Indonesian held at Guantanamo Bay prison has raised questions about the motive and timing of the prosecution. The US military may be trying to close the case as it is concerned about inquiries from the Biden administration over the questionable interrogation methods used over the years.