I'm also curious about the relationship between some of the more radical Malay nationalists & Islamic fundamentalists such as PAS. While PAS is currently part of the opposition, can you see a potential realignment of elements supporting PAS with some of the more extreme edges of UMNO?
Along the same lines, what are the chances of parts of the BN (indivdual members or even parties) defectin to Anwar Ibrahim? He talks a good game, but can he back it up - might there be some sort of 'tipping point' where a handful of defections begins to unravel the BN - or is he just full of hot air?
I know I've asked a lot here, so do the best you can. Because the situation is so fluid in Malaysia at the moment there is a lot to ask,