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Where Is the New Indonesia-Thailand Defense Pact?
April 04, 2018
Where Is the New Indonesia-Thailand Defense Pact?
A closer look at the status of an agreement reached by both sides back in 2015.
Where Is the New Indonesia-Thailand Defense Pact?
What’s in the New Japan-Indonesia Maritime Security Dialogue?
March 23, 2018
What’s in the New Japan-Indonesia Maritime Security Dialogue?
The convening of a new high-level maritime security focus group is reflective of ongoing developments in defense ties.
What’s in the New Japan-Indonesia Maritime Security Dialogue?
What’s New About Indonesia’s ‘Push’ for ASEAN South China Sea Patrols?
March 20, 2018
What’s New About Indonesia’s ‘Push’ for ASEAN South China Sea Patrols?
There is little that is novel about Jakarta’s push for patrols, and the same questions remain about their feasibility and utility.
What’s New About Indonesia’s ‘Push’ for ASEAN South China Sea Patrols?
Should Malaysia Rename its Part of the South China Sea?
March 09, 2018
Should Malaysia Rename its Part of the South China Sea?
Public discussion of the proposal belies the challenges inherent in adopting it as well as Malaysia’s own approach to the question.
Should Malaysia Rename its Part of the South China Sea?
What Does Mattis’ ASEAN Trip Say About Trump’s Asia Policy?
January 23, 2018
What Does Mattis’ ASEAN Trip Say About Trump’s Asia Policy?
Amid his stops in Indonesia and Vietnam, questions remain over the direction of the Trump administration's Asia policy.
What Does Mattis’ ASEAN Trip Say About Trump’s Asia Policy?
Indonesia’s War on Illegal Fishing Nets New China Vessel
December 06, 2017
Indonesia’s War on Illegal Fishing Nets New China Vessel
The move indicates Jakarta’s insistence on pursuing what has become a key priority.
Indonesia’s War on Illegal Fishing Nets New China Vessel
The Truth About China’s Indonesia South China Sea Tantrum
September 06, 2017
The Truth About China’s Indonesia South China Sea Tantrum
Beijing’s displeasure is all too predictable and far from convincing.
The Truth About China’s Indonesia South China Sea Tantrum
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?
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