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Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: Beware the Foreign Puppet Wars in the Jokowi-Prabowo Race
February 07, 2019
Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: Beware the Foreign Puppet Wars in the Jokowi-Prabowo Race
The role of foreign influence has unsurprisingly featured among the issues in Indonesia’s upcoming general elections.
Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: Beware the Foreign Puppet Wars in the Jokowi-Prabowo Race
Jokowi’s Failed Bashir Gamble Reveals the Danger of Playing the Religion Card in Indonesia
January 31, 2019
Jokowi’s Failed Bashir Gamble Reveals the Danger of Playing the Religion Card in Indonesia
While it is no surprise that political calculations are being made ahead of upcoming polls, the incident shows how gambles can backfire.
Jokowi’s Failed Bashir Gamble Reveals the Danger of Playing the Religion Card in Indonesia
Jokowinomics and the Future Path for Indonesia’s Economy
January 18, 2019
Jokowinomics and the Future Path for Indonesia’s Economy
Jokowi's development plan is well-intentioned, but led astray by lack of planning and sensitivity to public complaints.
Jokowinomics and the Future Path for Indonesia’s Economy
Massacre in Nduga: Indonesia’s Papuan Insurgency
December 24, 2018
Massacre in Nduga: Indonesia’s Papuan Insurgency
The recent killings highlight how Indonesia’s attempts to use economic inducements to secure peace in Papua are failing.
Massacre in Nduga: Indonesia’s Papuan Insurgency
5 Asian Elections to Pay Attention to in 2019
December 14, 2018
5 Asian Elections to Pay Attention to in 2019
Elections across the Asia-Pacific are set to make a difference in 2019.
5 Asian Elections to Pay Attention to in 2019
Indonesia’s 2019 Election: Food (Prices) for Thought
November 15, 2018
Indonesia’s 2019 Election: Food (Prices) for Thought
The economic debate is heating up as the country approaches its next presidential election.
Indonesia’s 2019 Election: Food (Prices) for Thought
Saudi Arabian Relations Under Strain in Southeast Asia
November 07, 2018
Saudi Arabian Relations Under Strain in Southeast Asia
Saudi Arabia's relations with Malaysia and Indonesia, in particular, are worth watching for signs of cooling enthusiasm.
Saudi Arabian Relations Under Strain in Southeast Asia
Free Speech and Democracy Under Threat in Indonesia
October 20, 2018
Free Speech and Democracy Under Threat in Indonesia
Democratic gains are being threatened by rising intolerance, new legislation, and emboldened conservative Islamic groups.
Free Speech and Democracy Under Threat in Indonesia
Indonesian Elections: Getting Realistic About Millennial Votes
October 12, 2018
Indonesian Elections: Getting Realistic About Millennial Votes
Millennials make up about 42 percent of Indonesia’s total registered voters.
Indonesian Elections: Getting Realistic About Millennial Votes
Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: How Will the Religion Factor Play Out?
September 19, 2018
Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: How Will the Religion Factor Play Out?
As polls near, questions remain about the traction candidates are getting from Muslim groups.
Indonesia’s 2019 Elections: How Will the Religion Factor Play Out?
How Badly is Indonesia’s Economy Really Doing?
September 13, 2018
How Badly is Indonesia’s Economy Really Doing?
While comparisons to the Asian Financial Crisis may be premature or overly alarming, there are reasons for worry.
How Badly is Indonesia’s Economy Really Doing?
Indonesia’s 2019 Election Heats Up With Vice Presidential Picks
August 15, 2018
Indonesia’s 2019 Election Heats Up With Vice Presidential Picks
The choices provided an extraordinarily dramatic start to what will be a closely watched race.
Indonesia’s 2019 Election Heats Up With Vice Presidential Picks
Who Will Be Jokowi’s New Vice President in Indonesia’s 2019 Elections?
July 20, 2018
Who Will Be Jokowi’s New Vice President in Indonesia’s 2019 Elections?
A closer look at some of the candidates who could fill the role.
Who Will Be Jokowi’s New Vice President in Indonesia’s 2019 Elections?
India Makes Moves at Indonesia's Strategic Sabang Port
July 17, 2018
India Makes Moves at Indonesia's Strategic Sabang Port
The Indian Navy's "Act East" initiative begins at Sabang.
India Makes Moves at Indonesia's Strategic Sabang Port
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
The Strategic Logic of Modi’s Indonesia Visit
June 06, 2018
The Strategic Logic of Modi’s Indonesia Visit
The trip reinforced both the growing strategic alignment between New Delhi and Jakarta as well as its limits.
The Strategic Logic of Modi’s Indonesia Visit
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