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Will a China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct Really Matter?
August 05, 2017
Will a China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct Really Matter?
As we hear an agreement being talked up, it’s worth being clear about what it means.
Will a China-ASEAN South China Sea Code of Conduct Really Matter?
China-Vietnam South China Sea Spat in the Spotlight
July 25, 2017
China-Vietnam South China Sea Spat in the Spotlight
Reports indicate Beijing’s coercive efforts continue even as it plays up a cooling down period in the South China Sea.
China-Vietnam South China Sea Spat in the Spotlight
Why Did Indonesia Just Rename Its Part of the South China Sea?
July 17, 2017
Why Did Indonesia Just Rename Its Part of the South China Sea?
Jakarta is willing to take new moves to signal even more clearly its long-held legal positions.
Why Did Indonesia Just Rename Its Part of the South China Sea?
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?
Trump’s Indonesia Challenge Begins With Pence Visit
April 15, 2017
Trump’s Indonesia Challenge Begins With Pence Visit
The administration must adroitly manage a relationship that risks coming under greater strain.
Trump’s Indonesia Challenge Begins With Pence Visit
The Truth About Australia-Indonesia South China Sea Patrols
February 25, 2017
The Truth About Australia-Indonesia South China Sea Patrols
A deeper look behind President Jokowi’s suggestion that he may discuss the proposal during his state visit to Australia.
The Truth About Australia-Indonesia South China Sea Patrols
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?
Indonesia and the Philippines Enter the Duterte Era
September 13, 2016
Indonesia and the Philippines Enter the Duterte Era
A brief look at how ties are playing out thus far after the Duterte-Jokowi meeting.
Indonesia and the Philippines Enter the Duterte Era
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 Sinks Vessels Ahead of Independence Day
August 17, 2016
Indonesia Sinks Vessels Ahead of Independence Day
Authorities begin a new round of an ongoing crackdown on illegal fishing.
Indonesia Sinks Vessels Ahead of Independence Day
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?
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?
No, Indonesia’s South China Sea Approach Has Not Changed
March 26, 2015
No, Indonesia’s South China Sea Approach Has Not Changed
Jokowi’s recent comments need to be put in perspective.
No, Indonesia’s South China Sea Approach Has Not Changed
Indonesia’s New Military Commands: A South China Sea Focus?
February 28, 2015
Indonesia’s New Military Commands: A South China Sea Focus?
The flash point is reportedly featuring prominently in its future military plans.
Indonesia’s New Military Commands: A South China Sea Focus?
China and Indonesia Under Jokowi: Show Me The Money
January 28, 2015
China and Indonesia Under Jokowi: Show Me The Money
Sino-Indonesian relations appear to be off to a good start. But it is still early days.
China and Indonesia Under Jokowi: Show Me The Money
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