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America’s Stake in Upholding Indonesia’s Democracy
April 21, 2017
America’s Stake in Upholding Indonesia’s Democracy
“The U.S. has a stake in the advancement of Indonesia’s anti-impunity, judicial, and institutional goals."
America’s Stake in Upholding Indonesia’s Democracy
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
April 21, 2017
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
Ahok's defeat says less about the rise of Islamism and more about the strength of entrenched political interests.
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
April 03, 2017
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
The scandal could serve as a political turning point for President Joko Widodo.
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
Indonesia's Flawed Tax Amnesty
March 14, 2017
Indonesia's Flawed Tax Amnesty
The supposed benefits have been marginal, while the feared costs could be debilitating.
Indonesia's Flawed Tax Amnesty
Jakarta’s Election Is Unraveling Indonesia
January 30, 2017
Jakarta’s Election Is Unraveling Indonesia
A potent mix of Islamism, anti-communism, and racial prejudice threatens to boil over.
Jakarta’s Election Is Unraveling Indonesia
Indonesia’s Inward Turn
December 08, 2016
Indonesia’s Inward Turn
The country’s focus on domestic priorities is a loss for ASEAN and the world.
Indonesia’s Inward Turn
Why Indonesia Matters in a Season of Change
October 23, 2016
Why Indonesia Matters in a Season of Change
Indonesia is important to the U.S., in ways that might be unexpected.
Why Indonesia Matters in a Season of Change
Obama and Indonesia: Strong Progress But an Uncertain Future
October 09, 2016
Obama and Indonesia: Strong Progress But an Uncertain Future
The U.S. has done its part to deepen relations; the ball is now in Indonesia's court.
Obama and Indonesia: Strong Progress But an Uncertain Future
Executions Cast a Pall Over Indonesia and Its 'War on Drugs'
August 04, 2016
Executions Cast a Pall Over Indonesia and Its 'War on Drugs'
Despite promising to improve Indonesia's human rights records, President Jokowi has upped the pace of executions.
Executions Cast a Pall Over Indonesia and Its 'War on Drugs'
Indonesia Prepares for Another Round of Executions
July 11, 2016
Indonesia Prepares for Another Round of Executions
It is a case of domestic considerations trumping international image.
Indonesia Prepares for Another Round of Executions
Behind Indonesia’s Red Scare
June 14, 2016
Behind Indonesia’s Red Scare
Why is the Indonesian military again warning of an imminent communist revolution?
Behind Indonesia’s Red Scare
The Cogs of Indonesia’s Death Machine
June 08, 2016
The Cogs of Indonesia’s Death Machine
Indonesia's executions for drug-related crimes are based on political expedience, not necessity.
The Cogs of Indonesia’s Death Machine
Indonesia-Australia Relations: A Year After the Executions
May 26, 2016
Indonesia-Australia Relations: A Year After the Executions
Despite initial warnings of "consequences," Australia and Indonesia have been quietly improving their ties.
Indonesia-Australia Relations: A Year After the Executions
Finding Regionalism in Jokowi’s Foreign Policy
May 03, 2016
Finding Regionalism in Jokowi’s Foreign Policy
Suggestions that Indonesia is now “turning away” from ASEAN may be exaggerated.
Finding Regionalism in Jokowi’s Foreign Policy
Indonesia’s Hesitancy on the Global Stage
April 21, 2016
Indonesia’s Hesitancy on the Global Stage
The country has long punched below its weight when it comes to foreign affairs.
Indonesia’s Hesitancy on the Global Stage
Masela: Indonesia’s Odd LNG Plan
April 14, 2016
Masela: Indonesia’s Odd LNG Plan
Indonesian PM Joko Widodo has accepted some strange advice for the giant gas block.
Masela: Indonesia’s Odd LNG Plan
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