January 05, 2018
What Does Indonesia’s New Political Landscape Mean for the Future of its Economy?
By Edward Parker
A look at the twin rise of religious conservatism and resource nationalism.
December 09, 2017
What Did Indonesia’s Anti-Ahok Reunion Rally Reveal?
By Erin Cook
The event demonstrated the limitations of anti-Ahok sentiment in the country's capital.
November 10, 2017
Zon, Zen, and the Art of Mass Mobilization in Indonesia
By Terry Russell
Islamists have gained strength thanks to political support from Prabowo Subianto's allies.
November 02, 2017
Was the Indonesian Military Chief’s US Flight Incident a Political Stunt?
By David Hutt
Irrespective of what actually occurred, the incident holds significance for the country’s domestic politics.
July 20, 2017
Indonesia's Neverending Freeport-McMoRan Saga
By Nithin Coca
The 50-year relationship between Indonesia and its largest taxpayer comes under scrutiny.
March 08, 2017
Indian Ocean Rim Association Concludes First-Ever Leaders' Summit
By Ankit Panda
Is the Indian Ocean Rim Association looking to raise its profile?
January 14, 2017
South Asian Strategic Stability and Pakistan's Babur-3 Submarine-Launched Cruise Missile
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
Will Pakistan's new submarine-launched cruise missile bolster or harm strategic stability?
December 24, 2016
Can Jakarta Governor Ahok Escape Indonesia’s Blasphemy Law?
By Tobias Basuki
Ahok's fate will have huge implications for Indonesia's future as a pluralistic democracy.
August 17, 2016
Indonesia at 71: Ups and Downs of a Democratic Giant
By Max Walden
As Indonesia celebrates its independence, it is worth considering where it has been and where it is going.
August 04, 2016
Executions Cast a Pall Over Indonesia and Its 'War on Drugs'
By Luke Hunt
Despite promising to improve Indonesia's human rights records, President Jokowi has upped the pace of executions.
July 30, 2016
Jokowi and the Death Penalty: Weighing the Costs and Benefits
By Khoo Ying Hooi and Huong Yu Sin
Indonesia's president continues to execute drug offenders, despite international pressure.
June 08, 2016
The Cogs of Indonesia’s Death Machine
By David Hutt
Indonesia's executions for drug-related crimes are based on political expedience, not necessity.