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Separatist Fighters Kill 8 Telecom Technicians in Papua Province
March 04, 2022

Separatist Fighters Kill 8 Telecom Technicians in Papua Province

By Sebastian Strangio
The attack came on the same day that a group of U.N. experts called out Indonesia's "shocking abuses" in the eastern province.

Is There an Arms Race Underway in Southeast Asia?
February 08, 2022

Is There an Arms Race Underway in Southeast Asia?

By James Guild
Fear of China is driving the region's recent spate of military procurements – but it's not the only factor.
Indonesian Prosecutors Seek Life for Bali Bombing Suspect
January 06, 2022

Indonesian Prosecutors Seek Life for Bali Bombing Suspect

By Niniek Karmini
Laywers for Aris Sumarsono, alias Zulkarnaen, claim he was aware of the bombing but did not participate in the operation.

How Closer India-Indonesia Security Ties Can Promote a Stable Indo-Pacific
December 22, 2021

How Closer India-Indonesia Security Ties Can Promote a Stable Indo-Pacific

By Don McLain Gill
The two nations share a host of concerns and could potentially act as anchors of the regional security order.

How Indonesia’s Defense Ministry Has Changed Under Prabowo Subianto
October 22, 2021

How Indonesia’s Defense Ministry Has Changed Under Prabowo Subianto

By Jefferson Ng
Since his appointment in 2019, the former general has strengthened the Ministry's position vis-à-vis the country's powerful military.

After Trump Interregnum, US, Indonesia Agree to Resume ‘Strategic Dialogue’
August 05, 2021

After Trump Interregnum, US, Indonesia Agree to Resume ‘Strategic Dialogue’

By Sebastian Strangio
The announcement marks a convergence of interests with the U.S., but that does not preclude strong economic ties with China.

US, Indonesia Begin Construction on Maritime Training Center
June 28, 2021

US, Indonesia Begin Construction on Maritime Training Center

By Sebastian Strangio
The center will occupy a strategic position at the southern entrance to the Straits of Malacca.
Why Karang Singa Matters to Indonesia’s Sovereignty
January 21, 2021

Why Karang Singa Matters to Indonesia’s Sovereignty

By Jundi Jaadulhaq and Beni Sukadis
Indonesia cannot afford to waste any more time in taking measures to safeguard its sovereignty over the shoal and its surrounding territorial waters.

New Marine Corps Amphibious Vehicles Request Spotlights Indonesia’s Defense Capabilities
April 06, 2020

New Marine Corps Amphibious Vehicles Request Spotlights Indonesia’s Defense Capabilities

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The event spotlighted one of the aspect of Indonesia’s development of its military capabilities.

Keel-Laying Ceremony Highlights Indonesia’s New Tank Landing Ships
December 26, 2019

Keel-Laying Ceremony Highlights Indonesia’s New Tank Landing Ships

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The development spotlighted one of several platforms that Indonesia is building out as part of its wider strengthening of its military capabilities.

Why is West Papua in Constant Turmoil?
September 12, 2019

Why is West Papua in Constant Turmoil?

By Bilveer Singh
The Indonesian territory has struggled for independence for more than 50 years.
What’s in Indonesia New Air Force Squadrons?
June 18, 2019

What’s in Indonesia New Air Force Squadrons?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The inauguration of the two new aviation squadrons highlighted ongoing efforts by the Southeast Asian state to develop and modernize its military.

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