Almost two weeks after the issue erupted, Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi finally broke his silence on his letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI): http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/286363
Apart from defending himself, he trained his guns on what he described as "pro-opposition online portals".
The minister stressed that his letter was not meant to defend alleged Malaysian gambling kingpin Paul Phua, who is facing trial in the United States.
Zahid denies defending alleged 'kingpin'
Zahid breaks his silence on the controversial letter he wrote to the FBI.