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In Papua Fighting, Indonesian Forces Claim Rebel Commander Killed
May 14, 2021

In Papua Fighting, Indonesian Forces Claim Rebel Commander Killed

By Sebastian Strangio
The reports follows Indonesian government promises of a crackdown on separatist fighters in the eastern region.

How Jokowi Solved Indonesia’s Toll Road Dilemma. Sort Of.
May 11, 2021

How Jokowi Solved Indonesia’s Toll Road Dilemma. Sort Of.

By James Guild
In breaking through old bottlenecks, Indonesia's president has blurred the lines between the state and private enterprise.
Amid Crackdown, Indonesia Arrests Papuan Independence Leader
May 11, 2021

Amid Crackdown, Indonesia Arrests Papuan Independence Leader

By Sebastian Strangio
Victor Yeimo stands accused of organizing the wave of violent pro-independence protests that hit the region in August 2019.

With COVID-19 Rampant, Indonesia Braces for the Holidays
May 11, 2021

With COVID-19 Rampant, Indonesia Braces for the Holidays

By Teguh Maulana
Outbreaks and vaccine problems loom as Indonesian Muslims prepare for Eid al-Fitr festivities.

COVID-19 Testing Scam Hits Indonesian Airport
May 11, 2021

COVID-19 Testing Scam Hits Indonesian Airport

By Harsh Mahaseth
Those involved have gained as much as $125,000 from washing and reusing nasal test swabs.

Conflict Resolution in Papua and the Label of Terrorism
May 07, 2021

Conflict Resolution in Papua and the Label of Terrorism

By Vidhyandika Djati Perkasa and Alif Satria
Labeling the West Papua National Army-Free Papua Organization a terrorist outfit complicates future conflict resolution efforts.

Indonesia Deploys Forces to Troubled Papua Region
May 05, 2021

Indonesia Deploys Forces to Troubled Papua Region

By Sebastian Strangio
The uneasy region seems set for another cycle of military crackdowns and separatist counter-attacks.
The Implications of the Worsening Security Situation in Papua
May 04, 2021

The Implications of the Worsening Security Situation in Papua

By Bilveer Singh
The recent killing of an Indonesian brigadier general heralds an intensification of the conflict in eastern Indonesia.

Indonesian Police: Clash in Papua Killed 5 Rebels, 1 Police Officer
April 28, 2021

Indonesian Police: Clash in Papua Killed 5 Rebels, 1 Police Officer

By Alfian Kartono
Attacks by rebels in several districts in Papua have increased over the past year.

Indonesia Arrests Firebrand Cleric’s Lawyer Over Attacks
April 28, 2021

Indonesia Arrests Firebrand Cleric’s Lawyer Over Attacks

By Niniek Karmini
Police arrested Islam Defenders Front leader Rizieq Shihab's lawyer, Munarman, in a raid this week.

Sunk Indonesian Submarine Should Worry Pacific Powers
April 27, 2021

Sunk Indonesian Submarine Should Worry Pacific Powers

By Nick Danby
The increased reliance on undersea warfare means submarines need to run silent, deep, and safe in the Pacific.
COVID-19 Vaccine Delays Push Indonesia Into Reliance on China
April 22, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Delays Push Indonesia Into Reliance on China

By Sebastian Strangio
Beijing's comments on “vaccine nationalism” hints at its desire to position itself as the vaccine supplier of first resort to the developing world.

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