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Iran Is Deeply Unpopular, Except Among Asia’s Muslims
June 15, 2013
Iran Is Deeply Unpopular, Except Among Asia’s Muslims
Muslim-majority Asian countries are some of the only places where Iran is viewed favorably. Why?
Iran Is Deeply Unpopular, Except Among Asia’s Muslims
June 14, 2013
Shadow Puppets and Special Forces: Indonesia’s Fragile Democracy
Shocking violence in March reveals the dark side of power politics in Indonesia.
Shadow Puppets and Special Forces: Indonesia’s Fragile Democracy
Borobudur: A Reminder of Indonesia’s Buddhist Past
June 06, 2013
Borobudur: A Reminder of Indonesia’s Buddhist Past
Standing amid the jungles and rice paddies of Central Java, Borobudur embodies the island’s religious past.
Borobudur: A Reminder of Indonesia’s Buddhist Past
The Unfulfilled Promise of Indonesia-India Defense Ties
May 31, 2013
The Unfulfilled Promise of Indonesia-India Defense Ties
Despite their overlapping interests, Jakarta and Delhi’s relations have remained limited. It’s time for that to change.
The Unfulfilled Promise of Indonesia-India Defense Ties
Can Ecotourism Save Indonesia’s Disappearing Forests?
May 19, 2013
Can Ecotourism Save Indonesia’s Disappearing Forests?
Indonesia’s forests are being destroyed. Ecotourism may offer one way to protect them.
Can Ecotourism Save Indonesia’s Disappearing Forests?
Don’t Let the Flames of Nationalism Engulf Southeast Asia
April 06, 2013
Don’t Let the Flames of Nationalism Engulf Southeast Asia
SE Asia has seen a spike in violence recently, highlighting the need for a rethink concerning nationalist rhetoric.
Don’t Let the Flames of Nationalism Engulf Southeast Asia
Are Filipinos Malays?
February 27, 2013
Are Filipinos Malays?
Singapore’s racial politics have confused the racial status for Philippine immigrants.
Are Filipinos Malays?
Rival Indonesian Football Leagues to Merge?
February 22, 2013
Rival Indonesian Football Leagues to Merge?
Indonesia’s pro football leagues must shape up or risk suspension from international competition.
Rival Indonesian Football Leagues to Merge?
Indonesia’s Bill on Mass Organizations Raises Concerns
February 19, 2013
Indonesia’s Bill on Mass Organizations Raises Concerns
Indonesia is putting the final touches on a bill that could repress mass organizations. Dissenters speak up.
Indonesia’s Bill on Mass Organizations Raises Concerns
A Filipino Standoff in Malaysia
February 15, 2013
A Filipino Standoff in Malaysia
About 100 Philippine militants have washed up on the shores of Malaysia’s eastern state of Sabah.
A Filipino Standoff in Malaysia
A False Hope? Indonesia’s Economic Miracle
February 05, 2013
A False Hope? Indonesia’s Economic Miracle
Indonesia has made a remarkable economic comeback. Yet, its amazing growth is neither sustainable nor inclusive.
A False Hope? Indonesia’s Economic Miracle
Miss Universe Pageant for Indonesia?
February 01, 2013
Miss Universe Pageant for Indonesia?
The intrepid Puteri Indonesia Foundation is talking up the possibility of hosting Miss Universe in Indonesia.
Miss Universe Pageant for Indonesia?
The Interview: Richard Fontaine & Daniel Kliman
January 26, 2013
The Interview: Richard Fontaine & Daniel Kliman
How will the “global swing states” revamp the Bretton Woods and United Nations-led international system?
The Interview: Richard Fontaine & Daniel Kliman
ASEAN Heads to the Ballot Box in 2013
January 17, 2013
ASEAN Heads to the Ballot Box in 2013
Although voters in at least four ASEAN countries will go to the polls this year, don’t expect much change.
ASEAN Heads to the Ballot Box in 2013
A New Player in the Narcotics Trade
December 29, 2012
A New Player in the Narcotics Trade
Indonesia’s National Narcotics Agency is concerned Iranian drug syndicates are using asylum seekers as smugglers.
A New Player in the Narcotics Trade
FIFA Set to Suspend Indonesia
December 14, 2012
FIFA Set to Suspend Indonesia
Years of mismanagement and corruption has forced the world soccer body to crack down on Indonesia.
FIFA Set to Suspend Indonesia
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