He was arrested as a dissident in Malaysia. He now defends the leader who once jailed him.
Sep 19, 2018 - The Washington Post

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia — It has been full circle for Malaysia’s finance minister, Lim Guan Eng He was twice jailed for running afoul of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad under previous governments. Now Mahathir is his boss and has given Lim perhaps the most difficult job in Malaysia: trying to negotiate with regional superpower China. It is not quite the role Lim expected to play when …

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