Indonesia

Is 'Manis' the sweet deal that brings Australia & Indonesia together?

Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia featured prominently 75 years ago for Australia when our troops deployed and fought there in the Pacific War. We do well to commemorate their efforts and the losses suffered, notably with Indonesian President Joko Widodo visiting Australia last month.

Jakarta pressures Julie Bishop on Papua

Indonesia has asked Australia to caution its Pacific Island neighbours against interfering in the West Papua issue and to urge them to withdraw support for West Papuan membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, warning that the issue could pose a “stumbling block” to closer ­bilateral ties.

Australia and Indonesia consider joint patrols in South China Sea

Indonesia’s defence minister Ryamizard Ryacudu has raised the prospect of joint patrols during an annual meeting last week with Ms Bishop and Marise Payne, Australia’s defence minister. It comes as Mr Widodo prepares to address Australia’s parliament next week on his first state visit to the country.

A policy without a strategy

With maritime tensions in the region likely to escalate further, Indonesia must reassess its Indo-Pacific strategy, Ristian Atriandi Supriyanto writes.

Emerging U.S. Security Partnerships in Southeast Asia

The Centre for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) recently hosted a panel discussion in Washington DC, on Tuesday, 1 December 2015, on the Emerging U.S. Security Partnerships in Southeast Asia Project.

Counter-terrorism expert Clive Williams fears terrorists could plant bomb on Australian-bound plane from South East Asia

As fears grow of another possible terrorist attack in Europe, security experts warn that Australians should be more worried about the risks closer to home.

Australia-Indonesia relations: More than just management

Professor Hugh White discusses Australia’s turbulent relationship with Indonesia.

A Strategy Towards Indonesia

This special Centre of Gravity paper features three contributions on Indonesia and its changing relationship with Australia and the world.

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