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What’s With Indonesia’s 'Big' Military Exercise Near the South China Sea?
May 23, 2017
What’s With Indonesia’s 'Big' Military Exercise Near the South China Sea?
The drills (though far more routine than headlines suggest) show that Jakarta is determined to protect its interests.
What’s With Indonesia’s 'Big' Military Exercise Near the South China Sea?
After Summit, ASEAN Remains Divided on South China Sea
May 03, 2017
After Summit, ASEAN Remains Divided on South China Sea
Once again, there was little productive discussion of the China factor at the latest ASEAN gathering.
After Summit, ASEAN Remains Divided on South China Sea
Are Indonesia and Australia Mulling South China Sea Joint Patrols?
October 31, 2016
Are Indonesia and Australia Mulling South China Sea Joint Patrols?
Indonesia’s defense minister says both sides could soon make this a reality.
Are Indonesia and Australia Mulling South China Sea Joint Patrols?
The Natunas: Why Is Indonesia Developing A South China Sea Flashpoint?
August 26, 2016
The Natunas: Why Is Indonesia Developing A South China Sea Flashpoint?
We need to look beyond the headlines for a realistic assessment of what Jakarta wants and what it might get.
The Natunas: Why Is Indonesia Developing A South China Sea Flashpoint?
Indonesia To Coordinate South China Sea Policy Ahead of Court Verdict
June 13, 2016
Indonesia To Coordinate South China Sea Policy Ahead of Court Verdict
President Jokowi asks ministries to formulate uniformed position to ‘have the same answers.’
Indonesia To Coordinate South China Sea Policy Ahead of Court Verdict
Indonesia Plays Up New South China Sea ‘Base’ After China Spat
March 28, 2016
Indonesia Plays Up New South China Sea ‘Base’ After China Spat
Lawmakers want existing plans for a new 'base' in the Natunas to get a closer look.
Indonesia Plays Up New South China Sea ‘Base’ After China Spat
China Joins Indonesia Naval Exercise After South China Sea Spat
March 28, 2016
China Joins Indonesia Naval Exercise After South China Sea Spat
Vessels leave for Exercise Komodo 2016.
China Joins Indonesia Naval Exercise After South China Sea Spat
Will Indonesia’s South China Sea Policy Change Amid China’s Assertiveness?
March 24, 2016
Will Indonesia’s South China Sea Policy Change Amid China’s Assertiveness?
A closer look at how Jakarta’s approach might (and might not) shift.
Will Indonesia’s South China Sea Policy Change Amid China’s Assertiveness?
Indonesia’s South China Sea Policy: A Delicate Equilibrium
March 24, 2016
Indonesia’s South China Sea Policy: A Delicate Equilibrium
Before hoping for change, we should understand what the status quo is and why it has persisted.
Indonesia’s South China Sea Policy: A Delicate Equilibrium
China’s Maritime Confrontation With Indonesia Is Not New
March 22, 2016
China’s Maritime Confrontation With Indonesia Is Not New
A recent incident needs to be put into proper perspective.
China’s Maritime Confrontation With Indonesia Is Not New
What’s Behind Indonesia’s South China Sea Rhetoric Amid US-China Tensions?
October 30, 2015
What’s Behind Indonesia’s South China Sea Rhetoric Amid US-China Tensions?
Observers need to look past the words of a few to understand Indonesia’s approach.
What’s Behind Indonesia’s South China Sea Rhetoric Amid US-China Tensions?
Indonesia Calls for South China Sea Restraint Amid US-China Tensions
October 28, 2015
Indonesia Calls for South China Sea Restraint Amid US-China Tensions
President Jokowi calls for calm in US visit as Washington and Beijing trade barbs.
Indonesia Calls for South China Sea Restraint Amid US-China Tensions
A New Indonesia Military Boost Near the South China Sea?
September 11, 2015
A New Indonesia Military Boost Near the South China Sea?
The country’s defense minister says it will strengthen its air defenses “to be prepared.”
A New Indonesia Military Boost Near the South China Sea?
Cambodia: A New South China Sea Mediator Between China and ASEAN?
July 28, 2015
Cambodia: A New South China Sea Mediator Between China and ASEAN?
A recent suggestion by the country’s foreign minister is a rather curious one.
Cambodia: A New South China Sea Mediator Between China and ASEAN?
A New Indonesia Military Base Near the South China Sea?
July 17, 2015
A New Indonesia Military Base Near the South China Sea?
A new plan needs to be put into proper perspective.
A New Indonesia Military Base Near the South China Sea?
Why Did Indonesia Just Sink a Vessel From China?
May 22, 2015
Why Did Indonesia Just Sink a Vessel From China?
A brief look behind a significant development.
Why Did Indonesia Just Sink a Vessel From China?
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