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Can the US Marines Help Build Indonesia’s Amphibious Capabilities?
September 10, 2015
Can the US Marines Help Build Indonesia’s Amphibious Capabilities?
The effort could play an important role in the rebalance.
Can the US Marines Help Build Indonesia’s Amphibious Capabilities?
Indian Prime Minister Visits Arunachal Pradesh, Drawing Chinese Criticism
February 21, 2015
Indian Prime Minister Visits Arunachal Pradesh, Drawing Chinese Criticism
Plus, ISIS, public opinion in Myanmar, the Chinese military's weaknesses, aircraft carriers, and more. Weekend links.
Indian Prime Minister Visits Arunachal Pradesh, Drawing Chinese Criticism
An Indonesian Defense Revolution Under Jokowi?
January 30, 2015
An Indonesian Defense Revolution Under Jokowi?
Indonesia’s new president is determined to transform its defense industry.
An Indonesian Defense Revolution Under Jokowi?
The Human Tragedy of West Papua
January 15, 2014
The Human Tragedy of West Papua
The suspicious death of a rebel leader is the latest in a long line of alleged human rights abuses.
The Human Tragedy of West Papua
Military Exercises: Policy by Other Means
August 23, 2012
Military Exercises: Policy by Other Means
Indonesia’s presence at a recent aerial war game is a welcome change. Still, Australia must do more to be inclusive.
Military Exercises: Policy by Other Means
August 01, 2012
Indonesia Talks Defense With China
Jakarta’s proposed defense ties with Beijing risk upsetting ASEAN’s fragile balance.
Indonesia Talks Defense With China
Papua: Time for Firm U.S. Stand?
February 16, 2012
Papua: Time for Firm U.S. Stand?
As violence intensifies in the Indonesian province of Papua, regional stability may depend on a U.S. response.
Papua: Time for Firm U.S. Stand?
Indonesia’s Submarine Play
January 19, 2012
Indonesia’s Submarine Play
Indonesia’s military has signed a $1.1 billion contract for three submarines. What does that mean for the region?
Indonesia’s Submarine Play
Indonesia’s Submarine Play
January 19, 2012
Indonesia’s Submarine Play
Indonesia’s military has signed a $1.1 billion contract for three submarines. What does that mean for the region?
Indonesia’s Submarine Play
Indonesia Military Powers Up
January 18, 2012
Indonesia Military Powers Up
Flush with cash, Indonesia is beefing up its military with a wish list of F-16s, rocket systems and a destroyer.
Indonesia Military Powers Up
Indonesia's Military Woes
August 19, 2011
Indonesia's Military Woes
Promised reforms to Indonesia’s military aren’t going anywhere. Meanwhile, it’s running amok in Papua.
Indonesia's Military Woes
Indonesia's Military and Climate
July 14, 2011
Indonesia's Military and Climate
Indonesia faces a serious threat to its human security from climate change. Its military needs to step up.
Indonesia's Military and Climate
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