Tenggara Backgrounder is a weekly briefing service combining insights and analysis by experts from the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Universitas Prasetiya Mulya, as well as background information from The Jakarta Post journalists. Tenggara Backgrounder provides you exclusive insights into what’s happening behind the scenes along with insider scoops that are not published in the media.

Predicting Prabowo’s political ploy

Tenggara Backgrounder July 20

Incumbent President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo’s political maneuvering has beendiscussed exhaustively ahead of the 2019 presidential election. Predicting the potential strategies of Prabowo Subianto, a former li...


Who will Jokowi choose?

Tenggara Backgrounder July 13

As the deadline for the registration of presidential and vice-presidential candidates contesting the 2019 election approaches, it remains unclear who President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo will choose for his running ma...