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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
3 Years Later, Where Is Indonesia's 'Global Maritime Fulcrum'?
November 22, 2017
3 Years Later, Where Is Indonesia's 'Global Maritime Fulcrum'?
Messy maritime security governance will have implications for Jokowi's ambitious maritime vision.
3 Years Later, Where Is Indonesia's 'Global Maritime Fulcrum'?
Indonesia’s West Papua Headache Continues
October 14, 2017
Indonesia’s West Papua Headache Continues
Jakarta must tread carefully on the issue.
Indonesia’s West Papua Headache Continues
Indonesia New North Natuna Sea: A Response to an Old China Problem
August 03, 2017
Indonesia New North Natuna Sea: A Response to an Old China Problem
A recent name change is rooted in deeper disagreements between Jakarta and Beijing related to the South China Sea.
Indonesia New North Natuna Sea: A Response to an Old China Problem
America’s Stake in Upholding Indonesia’s Democracy
April 21, 2017
America’s Stake in Upholding Indonesia’s Democracy
“The U.S. has a stake in the advancement of Indonesia’s anti-impunity, judicial, and institutional goals."
America’s Stake in Upholding Indonesia’s Democracy
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
April 21, 2017
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
Ahok's defeat says less about the rise of Islamism and more about the strength of entrenched political interests.
The Fall of Ahok and Indonesia's Future
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
April 03, 2017
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
The scandal could serve as a political turning point for President Joko Widodo.
Indonesia’s Unfolding Corruption Scandal
Indonesia's Flawed Tax Amnesty
March 14, 2017
Indonesia's Flawed Tax Amnesty
The supposed benefits have been marginal, while the feared costs could be debilitating.
Indonesia's Flawed Tax Amnesty
Jakarta’s Election Is Unraveling Indonesia
January 30, 2017
Jakarta’s Election Is Unraveling Indonesia
A potent mix of Islamism, anti-communism, and racial prejudice threatens to boil over.
Jakarta’s Election Is Unraveling Indonesia
Indonesia’s Inward Turn
December 08, 2016
Indonesia’s Inward Turn
The country’s focus on domestic priorities is a loss for ASEAN and the world.
Indonesia’s Inward Turn
Why Indonesia Matters in a Season of Change
October 23, 2016
Why Indonesia Matters in a Season of Change
Indonesia is important to the U.S., in ways that might be unexpected.
Why Indonesia Matters in a Season of Change
Obama and Indonesia: Strong Progress But an Uncertain Future
October 09, 2016
Obama and Indonesia: Strong Progress But an Uncertain Future
The U.S. has done its part to deepen relations; the ball is now in Indonesia's court.
Obama and Indonesia: Strong Progress But an Uncertain Future
Executions Cast a Pall Over Indonesia and Its 'War on Drugs'
August 04, 2016
Executions Cast a Pall Over Indonesia and Its 'War on Drugs'
Despite promising to improve Indonesia's human rights records, President Jokowi has upped the pace of executions.
Executions Cast a Pall Over Indonesia and Its 'War on Drugs'
Indonesia Prepares for Another Round of Executions
July 11, 2016
Indonesia Prepares for Another Round of Executions
It is a case of domestic considerations trumping international image.
Indonesia Prepares for Another Round of Executions
Behind Indonesia’s Red Scare
June 14, 2016
Behind Indonesia’s Red Scare
Why is the Indonesian military again warning of an imminent communist revolution?
Behind Indonesia’s Red Scare
The Cogs of Indonesia’s Death Machine
June 08, 2016
The Cogs of Indonesia’s Death Machine
Indonesia's executions for drug-related crimes are based on political expedience, not necessity.
The Cogs of Indonesia’s Death Machine
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