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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
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?
Indonesia's Hizbut Tahrir Debate Rages on Amid Election Fever
May 12, 2018
Indonesia's Hizbut Tahrir Debate Rages on Amid Election Fever
Despite a recent decision, the debate about the group shows few signs of ending anytime soon.
Indonesia's Hizbut Tahrir Debate Rages on Amid Election Fever
Indonesia Election Race Heats Up with Social Media War
May 04, 2018
Indonesia Election Race Heats Up with Social Media War
A viral hashtag could represent an early indicator of what to expect as Indonesia heads to the polls next year.
Indonesia Election Race Heats Up with Social Media War
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
ASEAN’s Women to Watch: Part I
March 10, 2018
ASEAN’s Women to Watch: Part I
International Women’s Day is an opportunity to highlight some of the region’s most prominent women – some more recognizable than others – who are making themselves heard.
ASEAN’s Women to Watch: Part I
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Controversial MD3 Law
March 02, 2018
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Controversial MD3 Law
The law raises serious questions about the country’s future ahead of elections.
The Trouble With Indonesia’s Controversial MD3 Law
Top UN Human Rights Official Completes Mission to Indonesia
February 15, 2018
Top UN Human Rights Official Completes Mission to Indonesia
While proposed new laws may threaten human rights in Indonesia, the country continues to engage positively with the UN and other bodies.
Top UN Human Rights Official Completes Mission to Indonesia
A Guide to Navigating the 2018 Risk Landscape in Indonesia
January 29, 2018
A Guide to Navigating the 2018 Risk Landscape in Indonesia
The Indonesian economy presents a stable outlook, but the political landscape of the country paints a bleaker picture.
A Guide to Navigating the 2018 Risk Landscape in Indonesia
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