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Rethinking Indonesia’s ‘War on Drugs’
January 23, 2020

Rethinking Indonesia’s ‘War on Drugs’

By Will Doran
Can the Global Commission on Drug Policy’s advocacy help change Jakarta’s harsh drug laws?

Ringing in Chinese New Year in Indonesia
January 22, 2020

Ringing in Chinese New Year in Indonesia

By Agoes Rudianto
The festival of Grebeg Sudiro celebrates ethnic Chinese heritage in Indonesia, where such celebrations were banned under Suharto.
South China Sea: Indonesia’s Natuna Sea Dilemma With China
January 18, 2020

South China Sea: Indonesia’s Natuna Sea Dilemma With China

By Ankit Panda
Can Jakarta cope with Chinese coercion in the South China Sea?

Thai Army Chief Signs Intelligence Pact With Indonesia
January 15, 2020

Thai Army Chief Signs Intelligence Pact With Indonesia

By Associated Press
An intelligence-sharing agreement signed by the army chiefs of Thailand and Indonesia is unlikely to significantly help Thailand end a Muslim separatist insurgency in its deep south.

The Natuna Sea Incident: How Indonesia Is Managing Its Bilateral Relationship With China
January 15, 2020

The Natuna Sea Incident: How Indonesia Is Managing Its Bilateral Relationship With China

By Jefferson Ng
Indonesia’s pragmatic, even-handed approach to the recent Natuna Sea incident shows how China’s rise can be managed.

Recent Developments Surrounding the South China Sea
January 13, 2020

Recent Developments Surrounding the South China Sea

By Associated Press
A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons.

The Trouble With Indonesia’s Infrastructure Obsession
January 09, 2020

The Trouble With Indonesia’s Infrastructure Obsession

By Trissia Wijaya and Samuel Nursamsu
The state's narrative of economic development oversimplifies complex structural problems.
The Unequal Impact of Indonesia’s New Year Flood
January 06, 2020

The Unequal Impact of Indonesia’s New Year Flood

By Ian Morse
Climate disasters like Jakarta’s deadly flood will continue to exacerbate Indonesia’s urban inequalities.

The Changing Face of Indonesian Islam
December 24, 2019

The Changing Face of Indonesian Islam

By Carter Banker
Hijrah movements are flourishing on Indonesian campuses, worrying some proponents of Indonesia’s more moderate traditions.

Saturday Arrests, Attack Spotlight Islamic Militancy in Eastern Indonesia
December 18, 2019

Saturday Arrests, Attack Spotlight Islamic Militancy in Eastern Indonesia

By Associated Press
In two separate incidents, militants were arrested in Papua province and attackers killed an officer in Central Sulawesi.

The Missing Strategy in Indonesia’s Economic Diplomacy
November 26, 2019

The Missing Strategy in Indonesia’s Economic Diplomacy

By Rocky Intan
Jakarta seems to treat economic diplomacy as a silver bullet. For that to work, Indonesia needs a new strategy.
Biological Terrorism in Indonesia
November 20, 2019

Biological Terrorism in Indonesia

By V. Arianti
Terrorists in West Java planned to use a biological toxic agent in a bomb attack. What does this signify for the bioterrorism threat in Indonesia?

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