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  • Indonesia's military doctrinal stagnation

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Andi Widjajanto

    Military reform is one of the key issues of structural change in post-Soeharto Indonesia. From 1998 through 2008, much of Indonesia’s energy was spent on dealing with the political baggage of...

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  • Iranian nuclear deal: What it means for India

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Debalina Ghoshal

      The recent much lauded nuclear deal has reduced the threat of Iran developing nuclear weapons. The deal allows Iran to pursue a nuclear program for peaceful purposes while lifting of economi...

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  • Israel's missile defense capability grows from strength to strength

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Debalina Ghoshal

    In January 2017, Israel and the United States conducted interception tests of the David’s Sling defense system. David’s Sling, also known as the Stunner, is an “advanced multi-missio...

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  • Pluralism and Progress: Indonesia's Hope

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Gita Wirjawan

    Aung San Suu Kyi once said, “To view the opposition as dangerous is to misunderstand the basic concepts of democracy. To oppress the opposition is to assault the very foundation of democracy.&rd...

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  • Indonesian economics and trade: Who needs an ideology?

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Sulistyo Widayanto

    Encouraging healthy public discussion and debate are key elements of any open society and free press. Indonesia is proudly proving that it has both of these. The commentary piece “Indonesia&rs...

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  • English to re-enter Indonesian classrooms

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Duncan Graham

    The 2012 decision to scrap English as a compulsory subject in Indonesian elementary  schools is to be reversed. Materials and advice are likely to be sourced from the Philippines.   T...

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  • Boosting trilateral trade

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Manish Vaid and Tridivesh Singh Maini

    The recent BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Summit in Goa and the interaction with the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) lea...

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  • Indonesia's renewable energy potential

    DIGITAL ARTICLE | COMMENTARIES by: Andy Nguyen

      Indonesia, one of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters, is uniquely positioned to make substantial contributions to the fight against climate change. Despite its lackluster reco...

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