February 15, 2021
Khomeini in the Archipelago: Iranian Interests and Influence in Indonesia
By Maxwell Lowe
Despite rising anti-Shia sentiment within Indonesia, Tehran has quietly built its relations with Jakarta.
January 04, 2021
Indonesian Minister Pledges to Safeguard Religious Minorities
By Sebastian Strangio
The promise follows the banning of the Islamic Defenders Front, which advances a strict, austere definition of Islam.
January 31, 2019
Jokowi’s Failed Bashir Gamble Reveals the Danger of Playing the Religion Card in Indonesia
By Luke Hunt
While it is no surprise that political calculations are being made ahead of upcoming polls, the incident shows how gambles can backfire.
December 09, 2017
What Did Indonesia’s Anti-Ahok Reunion Rally Reveal?
By Erin Cook
The event demonstrated the limitations of anti-Ahok sentiment in the country's capital.