Panetta meets Zahid in Singapore, June 2012.
US-Malaysia ties to soar
"During the meeting, both leaders stated that they look forward to strengthening the US-Malaysia military-to-military relationship, including expansion of multilateral exercises," Little said.
Panetta specifically thanked Zahid for making Malaysian armed forces medical personnel available for deployment in Afghanistan.
On 20 December 2011, we learnt that China and Malaysia had agreed to advance military ties.
China, Malaysia agree to advance military ties
Has the USA dumped Anwar Ibrahim, the leader of the opposition in Malaysia?
Malaysian Anwar accused of amassing millions while in power ...
The CIA has many assets in Malaysia.
In 2004, Abdel Hakim Belhaj, the Libyan with links to the CIA and al Qaeda, moved from China to Malaysia.
In January 2000, al Qaeda operatives held a meeting in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
The Man Who Knew - PBS
Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad has spoken out about 9 11.
MAHATHIR MOHAMAD BLOG ON 9 11