‘Who am I?’: Mahathir’s right-hand man Daim Zainuddin on claims he is blocking Anwar

Alternate power centre, me? In an interview with This Week in Asia, Daim Zainuddin, the influential adviser to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, poured scorn on growing talk that he is emerging as an unelected political force trying to stop Anwar Ibrahim from succeeding as the country’s next leader. The current opposition – from the Barisan Nasional coalition defeated in the May 9 election – say Daim and the Council of Eminent Persons he heads wield too much…