December 18, 2018
From 212 to 812: Copy and Paste Populism in Indonesia and Malaysia?
By Asmiati Malik and Scott Edwards
There are symbolic linkages in Indonesia and Malaysia’s rising populism.
December 01, 2018
The X Factors in Indonesia’s Presidential Race
By Ed Ratcliffe
Economy and religion could define Indonesia’s 2019 presidential elections.
September 27, 2018
Sharia Is Here to Stay in Indonesia’s Aceh
By Ana Salvá
Even an attempt just to hold Sharia-dictated canings in private was ultimately unsuccessful.
March 08, 2018
If Indonesia's Democracy Is in Trouble, It's in Good Company
By Giora Eliraz
A look back at Indonesia's political developments in 2017 shows some familiar global trends.
October 20, 2017
How Political Islam Adapted to (and Changed) Indonesian Democracy
By Rizky Alif Alvian
Indonesia’s political Islam uses democracy to promote conservative aspirations, thus changing the democratic landscape.
September 01, 2017
After Ahok: Indonesia Grapples with the Rise of Political Islam
By Sebastian Strangio
For decades, Indonesian society has experienced a slow process of Islamization. In 2017, the pace picked up.
February 18, 2017
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Ahok Test
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The political future of the Jakarta governor isn’t quite the litmus test some are claiming.