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The X Factors in Indonesia’s Presidential Race
December 01, 2018
The X Factors in Indonesia’s Presidential Race
Economy and religion could define Indonesia’s 2019 presidential elections.
The X Factors in Indonesia’s Presidential Race
Indonesia’s 2019 Election: Food (Prices) for Thought
November 15, 2018
Indonesia’s 2019 Election: Food (Prices) for Thought
The economic debate is heating up as the country approaches its next presidential election.
Indonesia’s 2019 Election: Food (Prices) for Thought
Free Speech and Democracy Under Threat in Indonesia
October 20, 2018
Free Speech and Democracy Under Threat in Indonesia
Democratic gains are being threatened by rising intolerance, new legislation, and emboldened conservative Islamic groups.
Free Speech and Democracy Under Threat in Indonesia
Who Will Be Jokowi’s New Vice President in Indonesia’s 2019 Elections?
July 20, 2018
Who Will Be Jokowi’s New Vice President in Indonesia’s 2019 Elections?
A closer look at some of the candidates who could fill the role.
Who Will Be Jokowi’s New Vice President in Indonesia’s 2019 Elections?
Indonesia’s Looming Energy Challenges
June 01, 2018
Indonesia’s Looming Energy Challenges
As the country heads to elections next year, assessing progress of the government’s energy policies will be key.
Indonesia’s Looming Energy Challenges
Foreign Workers Under Fire Ahead of Indonesian Presidential Election
May 10, 2018
Foreign Workers Under Fire Ahead of Indonesian Presidential Election
Employing foreigners is a topic that divides the nation, making it the perfect campaign issue.
Foreign Workers Under Fire Ahead of Indonesian Presidential Election
The Problem with Indonesia’s Infrastructure Projects
March 15, 2018
The Problem with Indonesia’s Infrastructure Projects
It is inexcusable to sacrifice safety even for the development of a nation.
The Problem with Indonesia’s Infrastructure Projects
If Indonesia's Democracy Is in Trouble, It's in Good Company
March 08, 2018
If Indonesia's Democracy Is in Trouble, It's in Good Company
A look back at Indonesia's political developments in 2017 shows some familiar global trends.
If Indonesia's Democracy Is in Trouble, It's in Good Company
Top UN Human Rights Official Completes Mission to Indonesia
February 15, 2018
Top UN Human Rights Official Completes Mission to Indonesia
While proposed new laws may threaten human rights in Indonesia, the country continues to engage positively with the UN and other bodies.
Top UN Human Rights Official Completes Mission to Indonesia
A Guide to Navigating the 2018 Risk Landscape in Indonesia
January 29, 2018
A Guide to Navigating the 2018 Risk Landscape in Indonesia
The Indonesian economy presents a stable outlook, but the political landscape of the country paints a bleaker picture.
A Guide to Navigating the 2018 Risk Landscape in Indonesia
Politics in Indonesia: It’s Business As Usual
January 24, 2018
Politics in Indonesia: It’s Business As Usual
Indonesian elections are plagued by business dealings colored as politics.
Politics in Indonesia: It’s Business As Usual
Zon, Zen, and the Art of Mass Mobilization in Indonesia
November 10, 2017
Zon, Zen, and the Art of Mass Mobilization in Indonesia
Islamists have gained strength thanks to political support from Prabowo Subianto's allies.
Zon, Zen, and the Art of Mass Mobilization in Indonesia
Is Indonesia’s Military Chief Making a New Political Power Play?
October 06, 2017
Is Indonesia’s Military Chief Making a New Political Power Play?
A closer look at Gatot Nurmantyo’s apparent play for political power.
Is Indonesia’s Military Chief Making a New Political Power Play?
After Ahok: Indonesia Grapples with the Rise of Political Islam
September 01, 2017
After Ahok: Indonesia Grapples with the Rise of Political Islam
For decades, Indonesian society has experienced a slow process of Islamization. In 2017, the pace picked up.
After Ahok: Indonesia Grapples with the Rise of Political Islam
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
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Ahok Test
February 18, 2017
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Ahok Test
The political future of the Jakarta governor isn’t quite the litmus test some are claiming.
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Ahok Test
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