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Submarines in the South China Sea Conflict
August 10, 2018
Submarines in the South China Sea Conflict
Since 1991, five of seven countries with a claim in the South China Sea have purchased at least one attack submarine.
Submarines in the South China Sea Conflict
Indonesia’s Aging Farmers
July 12, 2018
Indonesia’s Aging Farmers
Fewer young people are looking to work the paddies, threatening Indonesia's dream of rice self-sufficiency.
Indonesia’s Aging Farmers
Indonesia’s Booming Tourism Industry
June 07, 2018
Indonesia’s Booming Tourism Industry
What growth in Indonesia's tourism sector tells us about Jokowi’s economic policies.
Indonesia’s Booming Tourism Industry
Indonesia’s Looming Energy Challenges
June 01, 2018
Indonesia’s Looming Energy Challenges
As the country heads to elections next year, assessing progress of the government’s energy policies will be key.
Indonesia’s Looming Energy Challenges
The Untold Story of Indonesian Deforestation
May 25, 2018
The Untold Story of Indonesian Deforestation
What’s happened to Indonesia’s forests?
The Untold Story of Indonesian Deforestation
Counting Down to Indonesia’s Presidential Election
May 22, 2018
Counting Down to Indonesia’s Presidential Election
Indonesian democracy will be put to the test next year, with Jokowi most likely facing off against Prabowo again.
Counting Down to Indonesia’s Presidential Election
What’s in Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific Cooperation Concept?
May 16, 2018
What’s in Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific Cooperation Concept?
The articulation of ASEAN’s own Indo-Pacific concept may pre-empt competitive narratives from Washington or Beijing.
What’s in Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific Cooperation Concept?
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
May 11, 2018
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
A new tool helps rank Asian states by their relative and absolute power rankings across a variety of measures.
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
Winning Hearts on China’s Belt and Road
May 04, 2018
Winning Hearts on China’s Belt and Road
Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative needs to win hearts, not just projects, in Southeast Asia.
Winning Hearts on China’s Belt and Road
The Plight of Traditional Fishermen in Indonesia
April 11, 2018
The Plight of Traditional Fishermen in Indonesia
Indonesia’s vast maritime space is hotly contested between modern and traditional fishermen.
The Plight of Traditional Fishermen in Indonesia
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
April 03, 2018
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
The execution of Indonesian migrant workers highlights the need for new protections, both abroad and at home.
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
The Indonesian Presidency and Foreign Policy
March 27, 2018
The Indonesian Presidency and Foreign Policy
Each Indonesian president has come to shape, in their own way, the country’s foreign policy.
The Indonesian Presidency and Foreign Policy
The Problem with Indonesia’s Infrastructure Projects
March 15, 2018
The Problem with Indonesia’s Infrastructure Projects
It is inexcusable to sacrifice safety even for the development of a nation.
The Problem with Indonesia’s Infrastructure Projects
Living in the Shadow of Mount Sinabung
March 02, 2018
Living in the Shadow of Mount Sinabung
As Mount Sinabung keeps erupting, the Indonesian government struggles to tackle a long-running natural disaster.
Living in the Shadow of Mount Sinabung
Aman Abdurrahman: Leading Indonesia’s Jihadists from Behind Bars
March 02, 2018
Aman Abdurrahman: Leading Indonesia’s Jihadists from Behind Bars
An imprisoned Indonesian ideologue is on trial again, but his influence is unlikely to diminish.
Aman Abdurrahman: Leading Indonesia’s Jihadists from Behind Bars
At Melanesian Spearhead Group, the Question of West Papuan Membership Lingers
February 16, 2018
At Melanesian Spearhead Group, the Question of West Papuan Membership Lingers
The MSG will deliberate the United Liberation Movement for West Papua’s application, but some worry about angering Indonesia.
At Melanesian Spearhead Group, the Question of West Papuan Membership Lingers
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