Tag Archives: Indonesia

The Islam Factor in Indonesia’s Elections

Using the Islamic lens is the focus of Western analysis when it comes to assessing Indonesia’s political present and future. This limits proper understanding.

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Land of the Increasingly Non-Free

Many young democracies with flawed institutions are struggling not to slide backward. Turkey has failed.

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Over 400 Languages: India and the United States

The world’s second- and third-most populous countries share a linguistic diversity.

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Indonesia: Colonial Independence and the Cold War

From Dutch rule to one of the world’s major economies and populations.

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China’s ASEAN Coup

Washington is outmaneuvered on the South China Sea Dispute by deft diplomacy, as ASEAN renders itself useless.

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Indonesia Burning

How Indonesia’s out-of-control deforestation and slash-and-burn contributes massively to global warming emissions.

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Factoring in Deforestation Emissions

What percentage of global CO2 emissions from human activity stems from deforestation and land conversion?

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Jokowi and the Hopes for a More Dynamic Indonesia

Indonesia’s Troubled Trade Relationship with the United States.

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Indonesia: Why the US Needs to Pay Closer Attention

The United States needs to treat the unassuming Indonesian President Widodo with the attention due to his country.

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Indonesia at a Critical Juncture

Great political and social hurdles stand in the way of Indonesia’s development.

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