IHT has reported that Malaysian Premier Abdullah Badawi has changed tack from projecting a concilliatory and compassionate image to one warning of a crackdown in its front page story headlined: In Malaysia, Worrying tensions.

It may be a little too early but the conditions of an Operasi Lallang seem to be repeating itself: An Umno leadership that is beseiged, racial issues coming to the fore, increasingly frequent warnings from the leadership of the possibility of a crackdown. Its been coming for some time. See Unspun‘s previous posting: Malaysia moving into command-and-control mode

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