Beating the Communists twice
Malaysia gains its independence in 1957 and by 1960 the emergency is over the Communists having crushed by the Commonwealth forces. A biography of Henry Lee a leading member of the ethnic Chinese community and Government minster. Why the reason for the victory in Malaya did not apply to the Vietnam War a few years latter. A second Communist insurgency begin in 1968 but in time that too was defeated.
To be published on Saturday 3rd November