Are Pro-LTTE Elements Trying to Revive the Eelam Movement?
By Rathindra Kuruwita
A deep-fake video of a woman identifying as Tiger Chief Velupillai Prabhakaran’s daughter went viral recently.
From Populist Pariah to ‘Jokowi’s Man’: Analyzing Prabowo Subianto’s Political Transformation
By Angus Lam
In recent years, the gruff former general has undergone a political makeover. But are the changes any more than skin deep?
Myanmar Junta Chief Calls on Resistance Groups to Solve Problems ‘Politically’
By Sebastian Strangio
Are Min Aung Hlaing's comments a sign that his military administration is looking for an off-ramp?
The Newsom-DeSantis Debate Reveals Growing Partisan Conflict Over US China Policy
By Jiachen Shi
The debate between the state governors highlighted the divide between Democrats and Republicans on China.
Debate Over Kyrgyzstan’s New Flag Overshadows Kyrgyz-Tajik Border Negotiations
By Nigel Li
After a December 1 meeting in Tajikistan, security officials on both sides are proclaiming success and promising progress.
Pakistan Gets Ready for Elections
By Umair Jamal
Parties and politicians are accusing each other of receiving support from the caretaker government.
Philippine House Voices Support For Talks With Communist Rebels
By Sebastian Strangio
The support came a day after Vice President Sara Duterte denounced the resumption of talks with the communist NDFP.
Facing a Rigged Election, Hong Kongers Are Expected to ‘Lie Flat’
By Michael Mo
Outright calls for a boycott risk legal trouble, but Hong Kongers are not enthused about Sunday's District Council elections.
Hong Kong’s Choiceless Elections: A Cautionary Tale for Taiwan
By Neal E. Robbins
The end of Hong Kong’s once-vibrant political culture rings a clear warning bell for Taiwan.
South Korea’s Failed World Expo Bid Sparks President Yoon’s First Apology
By Eunwoo Lee
Busan’s wildly unsuccessful bid to host World Expo 2030 unnerved the government and voters alike.
Modi Juggernaut Wipes Out Congress in India’s ‘Hindi Heartland’
By Kavita Chowdhury
But for winning the southern state of Telangana, the opposition Congress performed dismally in recent state assembly elections.
Daniel Bosley on the Maldivian State, Gangs, Religious Radicals, and Power Brokers
By Sudha Ramachandran
“If the country experiences another five years of anarchy under the PPM and its allies,” many Maldivians will view “the suppressed stability of Gayoom’s presidency with rose-tinted glasses.”