Tensions in Papua: the Melanesian dimension
Date of Issue2008-07-03
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Two recent developments –rising communal tensions in Indonesia’s province of Papua and the establishment of a Secretariat for the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) funded by China – point to the importance of careful and sensitive management of this troubled province by Indonesia, as well as diplomatic care and restraint from Indonesia’s neighbours and the MSG.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 075-08
Nanyang Technological University