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Indonesia’s Prabowo Meets China’s Xi on First Visit Since Election

Indonesia’s Prabowo Meets China’s Xi on First Visit Since Election

By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat and Yeta Purnama
China's hosting of the Indonesian president-elect highlights its desire to hit the ground running when the new administration takes office in October.

Dancing into Power: The Successful Rehabilitation of Indonesia’s Prabowo Subianto

Dancing into Power: The Successful Rehabilitation of Indonesia’s Prabowo Subianto

By Teuku Harza Mauludi and Pius Fozan
How did an ex-general with such a controversial past manage to scale the pinnacle of Indonesian politics?
What Prabowo’s Victory Means For Indonesian Foreign Policy

What Prabowo’s Victory Means For Indonesian Foreign Policy

By Joseph Rachman
The ascent of the former general is likely to shift the tone of the country's international engagement, if not the substance.

How Will Chinese Investors Navigate Indonesia’s Post-election Risks?

How Will Chinese Investors Navigate Indonesia’s Post-election Risks?

By Ahmad Syarif
Chinese firms, which have established good relations with President Joko Widodo's cabinet, are quietly putting out feelers ahead of the changeover of administration.

President Biden Should Congratulate Indonesia’s Prabowo Now

President Biden Should Congratulate Indonesia’s Prabowo Now

By Ernest Z. Bower
Washington is awaiting until the release of official results before contacting the president-elect. But waiting would be strategically costly.

Indonesia-Middle East Relations Set to Bloom Under Prabowo

Indonesia-Middle East Relations Set to Bloom Under Prabowo

By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
The former general, who spent time in voluntary exile in Jordan, is poised to build on the progress made by President Joko Widodo.

Indonesia’s Jokowi Confers Honorary Promotion On Likely Successor

Indonesia’s Jokowi Confers Honorary Promotion On Likely Successor

By Sebastian Strangio
The promotion of Prabowo Subianto to the rank of four-star general has drawn further attention to his controversial military career under Suharto's New Order regime.
Indonesia’s Long and Winding Road to OECD Membership

Indonesia’s Long and Winding Road to OECD Membership

By Sebastian Strangio
The 38-nation grouping has agreed to begin accession talks with Jakarta. Now comes the hard part.

Indonesia’s President Congratulates Successor-elect Following Decisive Victory

Indonesia’s President Congratulates Successor-elect Following Decisive Victory

By Sebastian Strangio
The election of Prabowo Subianto bears a striking resemblance to the comeback victory of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. in 2022.

Who is Prabowo Subianto, the Ex-General Who is Indonesia’s Next President?

Who is Prabowo Subianto, the Ex-General Who is Indonesia’s Next President?

By Victoria Milko
The ex-general's ascent to the presidency of Southeast Asia's most populous nation crowns a long and controversial career.

Indonesian Presidential Candidates End Campaign With Huge Rallies

Indonesian Presidential Candidates End Campaign With Huge Rallies

By Sebastian Strangio
On Saturday, tens of thousands of supporters attended rallies in Jakarta and Central Java to mark the end of the official campaign period.
What Indonesia’s Presidential Election Means for the World

What Indonesia’s Presidential Election Means for the World

By Parker Novak
Indonesia’s upcoming election presents an inflection point for the world’s third-largest democracy.

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