January 14, 2020
Indonesia: Shore-Based Naval Gun Commissioning Puts Ongoing Weapons Development into Focus
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The event spotlighted one of the aspect of Indonesia’s development of its military capabilities.
January 10, 2020
The Retreat of the Data Localization Brigade: India, Indonesia and Vietnam
By Arindrajit Basu
The protagonists of the data localization saga in all countries have been similar and the tussle has proceeded along similar lines.
December 09, 2019
Why Australia Seeks Deeper Relations With Indonesia
By Grant Wyeth
Being able to identify areas of mutual interest and find ways to cooperate with Indonesia has been a long-standing hope for Australia.
November 27, 2019
How Industry Can Step Up for Naval Needs: The Case of the Makassar-class
By Robert Farley
The case of the Makassar-class is a case study in industry stepping up to the plate for the needs of small navies.
October 31, 2019
Prabowo’s Uphill Tasks as Indonesia’s New Defense Minister
By Curie Maharani and Evan A. Laksmana
With the country facing manifold challenges, he will need to hit the ground running quickly.
October 24, 2019
What Does Jokowi’s New Cabinet Mean for Indonesia?
By Erin Cook
The lineup offers some early insights on how his second term may shape up.
October 18, 2019
Terrorism Threat Looms Over Indonesia as Attention Shifts to Jokowi’s Second Term
By Prashanth Parameswaran
While the president has a range of priorities for his remaining time in office, terrorism remains a challenge for the country.
October 17, 2019
Jokowi’s Maritime Dreams Thwarted by Land-based Challenges
By Natalie Sambhi
As Jokowi enters his second term, what security and defense challenges will top the list of priorities?
October 12, 2019
Getting Digital IDs Right in Southeast Asia
By Nabila Hassan
Countries in Southeast Asia are racing to implement digital IDs, but governments must proceed with caution.
September 27, 2019
Indonesia’s Haze Crisis and the Problem with Palm Oil
By Oryza Astari
Change -- especially in instances where governments fail to sufficiently act -- truly is in the palm of our hands.
September 26, 2019
Confronting Southeast Asia’s Plastics Problem
By Mercy Barends
Women play a unique role in plastic management and face different, sometimes greater, risks. No solution is complete without their contribution.
September 13, 2019
Indonesia’s New Capital Challenge Kicks Off
By Luke Hunt
The announcement on moving the country’s capital is only the beginning of one of the most ambitious infrastructure ventures in its history.