Mahathir attacks 'state terrorism'
The Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has accused countries he called the “great practitioners of democracy” of “terrorising the world.” Dr Mahathir took care not to name the countries, though in the past he has been a regular and outspoken critic of Israel, the United States and Australia. The comments were the latest in a string of controversial remarks from Dr Mahathir, who is due to retire from office on 31 October. A speech last week in which he said Jews “ruled the world” has been widely criticised by Western governments and Jewish groups. Full Story