PH, Malaysia blame politicians in Sabah ‘conspiracy’

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CONSPIRACY THEORY. Malaysian PM Najib Razik (L) wants to investigate if opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim (R) 'invited' the followers of Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III (C) to cross over to Sabah.Historians and long-time Southeast Asian watchers cite century-old claims of the sultan of Sulu, Malaysia and its deal with a British trading firm, the Brunei connection, and the other constantly evolving cast of characters in the current Sabah standoff. There’s a twist. This time, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, who are friends and are both preparing for respective elections, blame their political foes. Aquino cited intelligence reports in “certain members of the past administration” involved in a plot to move against Sabah, while Razak said intelligence services have been tapped to probe a claim that an opposition leader “had a hand” in the standoff that had turned bloody. 

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