Did Mahathir Mohamad miscalculate? What if he had kept his promise to hand over to Anwar Ibrahim after 2 years? How Mahathir got his first political defeat at 94
Will Anwar Ibrahim ever become Prime Minister of Malaysia? Read about the power play behind Mahathir’s shock resignation here Analysis We suspected something like this would happen years ago. Mahathir might be scared Anwar would take revenge on him for his previous political downfall and imprisonment.