STRATEGIC REVIEW (sr-indonesia.com) http://sr-indonesia.com/rss The Indonesian Journal of Leadership, Policy, and World Affairs Web Exclusives - Commentaries - No skills, no surging economy http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/no-skills-no-surging-economy http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/no-skills-no-surging-economy Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:34:20 <p><span style="font-size:12.0pt;Times New Roman">There’s no need to spend hours flicking through data-dense surveys analyzing Indonesia’s education system to know it’s still fumbling… Web Exclusives - Commentaries - Yemen missile crisis http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/yemen-missile-crisis http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/yemen-missile-crisis Tue, 13 Mar 2018 12:21:50 <p>In November, the Yemen crisis further escalated when it fired a <a href="http://edition.cnn.com/2017/11/06/middleeast/iran-saudi-yemen-missile/index.html">Burqan 2H long-range ballistic missile</a>… Web Exclusives - Commentaries - Prospects and challenges http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/prospects-and-challenges http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/prospects-and-challenges Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:53:57 <p>Jordan’s nuclear cooperation with the United States is improving, with the November 2017 signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to study and <a href="http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/NN-Jordan-to-consider-deployment-of-X-energy-SMR-2911175.html">assess</a>… Web Exclusives - Commentaries - China reaches out to West Bengal and eastern India http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/china-reaches-out-to-west-bengal-and-eastern-india http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/china-reaches-out-to-west-bengal-and-eastern-india Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:52:41 <p style="vertical-align:baseline"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;Times New Roman";Times New Roman";color:#212121;border:none windowtext 1.0pt;padding:0cm;">In recent years, a number of Indian… Web Exclusives - Commentaries - No-deal neighbors http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/no-deal-neighbors http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/no-deal-neighbors Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:41:10 <p><span style="font-size: 12pt;">The end-of-year deadline to conclude the Australia-Indonesia free trade talks has come and gone. Now the ambition is early 2018, according to Minister of Trade Enggartiasto… Web Exclusives - Commentaries - Closer India-Taiwan relations http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/closer-india-taiwan-relations http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/closer-india-taiwan-relations Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:37:54 <p style="vertical-align:baseline">On December 14, 2017 a pact was signed between Tien Chung-kwang, a representative of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center (TECC) in India, and Sridharan Madhusudhanan,… Web Exclusives - Commentaries - Reaction to Trump Pakistan tweet http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/reaction-to-trump-pakistan-tweet http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/reaction-to-trump-pakistan-tweet Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:35:20 <p>In recent days, all eyes have been on US President Donald Trump`s<a href="https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/donald-trump-slams-pakistan-for-lies-and-deceit/articleshow/62326038.cms"… Web Exclusives - Commentaries - South Korean nuclear energy dilemma http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/south-korea-s-nuclear-energy-dilemma http://www.sr-indonesia.com/web-exclusives/view/south-korea-s-nuclear-energy-dilemma Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:19:08 <p>South Korea’s nuclear energy programme has existed for a while now. However, with new President Moon Jae-in winning the election in <a href="mailto:neilritchie86@gmail.com">2017</a> following… In the Journal - Editor in Chief - `Looking ahead, moving forward` http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/looking-ahead-moving-forward http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/looking-ahead-moving-forward Mon, 25 Dec 2017 17:15:55 <p>Happy New Year to our many readers, as we charge into our eighth year of publication! We firmly believe that 2018 will be as exciting, important and informative as last year and years past, as there… Photo Essay - Photo Essay - Healing Minds http://www.sr-indonesia.com/photo-essay/view/lost-in-mind http://www.sr-indonesia.com/photo-essay/view/lost-in-mind Mon, 25 Dec 2017 16:31:31 <p>At least one million Indonesians suffer from mental disorders. Of this number, at least 30,000 are bound by chains or kept in cages – despite a law dating back to the 1970s outlawing such practices.… In the Journal - Global Perspectives - The united [`non-Western`] states of the world http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/the-united-non-western-states-of-the-world http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/the-united-non-western-states-of-the-world Mon, 25 Dec 2017 13:31:23 <p>Modern international affairs are considerably aggravated these days, not only due to the permanent Russian-American feud and the intractable North Korea-US confrontation, but also fundamental issues… In the Journal - Cover Story - Maneuvering within Islam`s narrative space http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/maneuvering-within-islam-s-narrative-space http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/maneuvering-within-islam-s-narrative-space Sun, 24 Dec 2017 16:13:13 <p>War is a contest for influence. This contest occurs in narrative space that contains terrain and has morphology. Organizations, nonstate actors and states operate throughout the narrative space to… In the Journal - Cover Story - Maneuver in the narrative space: Lessons from Islam Nusantara http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/maneuver-in-the-narrative-space-lessons-from-islam-nusantara http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/maneuver-in-the-narrative-space-lessons-from-islam-nusantara Sun, 24 Dec 2017 16:08:12 <p><img src="http://sr-indonesia.com/uploads/borobudur2(1).jpg" alt="" width="500" height="369" /></p> <p>The history of Islam in the East Indies region, now dominated by Indonesia, is the history of… In the Journal - Indonesia 360 - Indonesia`s media and the South China Sea http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/indonesia-s-media-and-the-south-china-sea http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/indonesia-s-media-and-the-south-china-sea Sun, 24 Dec 2017 15:52:12 <p>The recent 50th anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) was portrayed in diverse ways within the media. Some reports, for example, highlighted the regional grouping’s… In the Journal - Indonesia 360 - Child marriage and the perpetuation of poverty http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/child-marriage-and-the-perpetuation-of-poverty http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/child-marriage-and-the-perpetuation-of-poverty Sun, 24 Dec 2017 15:47:06 <p>Child marriage has been proven to be a leading cause of maternal mortality and childhood stunting in Indonesia and tends to perpetuate poverty. The scale of the problem is immense. While statistics… In the Journal - Indonesia 360 - Guidelines to `living less dangerously` in Indonesia http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/guidelines-to-living-less-dangerously-in-indonesia http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/guidelines-to-living-less-dangerously-in-indonesia Sun, 24 Dec 2017 15:38:50 <p><i>“In the West, we want answers for everything. Everything is right or wrong, or good or bad. But in the [wayang puppet] shadow play, no such final conclusion exists.”</i> Quote from the… In the Journal - Global Perspectives - Reconciliation at the crossroads: Hindering factors Sino-Japanese relations http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/reconciliation-at-the-crossroads-hindering-factors-sino-japanese-relations http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/reconciliation-at-the-crossroads-hindering-factors-sino-japanese-relations Sun, 24 Dec 2017 15:03:55 <p>With a joint communiqué in 1972, China`s longstanding demand for war reparations from Japan was withdrawn, marking the normalization of diplomatic relations and the start of reconciliation between… In the Journal - Global Perspectives - Free trade or women`s rights? http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/free-trade-or-women-s-rights http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/free-trade-or-women-s-rights Sun, 24 Dec 2017 14:53:50 <p>After 30 years of neoliberal globalization, it has been increasingly acknowledged that austerity, privatization, deregulation of finance, markets and corporations, and trade and investment liberalization… In the Journal - Global Perspectives - Australia`s `Russia` problem? It`s China http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/australia-s-russia-problem-it-s-china http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/australia-s-russia-problem-it-s-china Sun, 24 Dec 2017 14:39:43 <p>Russia’s interference in the 2016 American presidential election may be the most brazen assault by an authoritarian power on democratic institutions, but it is certainly not the only example… In the Journal - Book Reviews - A wound that still festers in Singapore http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/a-wound-that-still-festers-in-singapore http://www.sr-indonesia.com/in-the-journal/view/a-wound-that-still-festers-in-singapore Sun, 24 Dec 2017 10:25:27 <p><img src="http://sr-indonesia.com/uploads/60 1987_Singapore_s_Marxist_Conspiracy_30_Years_On(4).jpg" width="400" height="621" alt="" /></p> <p><span style="color: rgb(255, 0, 0);"><strong><em>1987:…