Politics Sri Lanka’s Flawed Path to Independence By Devana Senanayake | February 04, 2023
Sri Lanka’s elite-driven independence process laid the groundwork for the problems that continue to plague the country today, from ethnic tensions to inequality.
Magazine Do Pakistan-Russia Ties Have a Future? By Salman Rafi Sheikh | February 01, 2023
There are strategic, economic, and geopolitical reasons for Islamabad to prefer ties with Washington over Moscow.
Economy China and Ethiopia: The Addis Light Train Stuck in Slow Motion By Istvan Tarrosy and Zoltan Voros | February 03, 2023
Sub-Saharan Africa’s first inner-city tram project was hailed as historic in 2015. Seven years later, it faces more problems than ever.
Magazine The Ebb and Flow of Protest in Thailand By James Buchanan | February 01, 2023
With street politics halted and parliamentary politics effectively on hold until the election, Thailand feels in limbo.
Politics Why Sri Lanka’s Headline Grabbing Protests Failed By Thusiyan Nandakumar | February 02, 2023
Yes, Sri Lankans drove President Gotabaya Rajapaksa from office – but did they accomplish any lasting change?