Category: Indonesia

How to understand recent actions by Indonesia's Jokowi 0

Indonesia Checks China’s Advances

Last Tuesday, August 16, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo appeared before the nation’s parliament in the capital, Jakarta, to deliver two speeches. It was one day before the nation’s annual holiday to celebrate independence from...

How to understand developments in which Indonesia fights China's incursions 0

Indonesia Fights China’s Incursions

Tempers are flaring in Jakarta. Government leaders in Indonesia’s capital no longer are mediating their neighbors’ disputes with the Chinese government. Now they are lodging their own protests with their long-time diplomatic partners. In...