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Inter-Agency Dynamics in Indonesia - Shifting Sands : POLRI-TNI Ties in Counterterrorism
Despite many looming questions with regard to the rules of engagement, militarisation of counterterrorism in Indonesia seems to be an irreversible trend. Ruffled ties between the Indonesian Armed Forces (TNI) and the police ...
Less is More: Untapped Role of Small Farmers in Asia
The world’s small farmers, numbering in billions, risk losing their livelihoods to urban growth and climate change. Despite the grave challenges they face, small farmers can make the quantum leap into productivity if good ...
Jihadist Disengagement from Violence: Understanding Contributing Factors
Members of Indonesian jihadist groups are disengaging from violence. Understanding the factors that facilitate disengagement can enable governments and NGOs working in the field of terrorist rehabilitation to tailor ...
Pitfalls of the "Internet-of-Things"
The global network of Internet-enabled sensors, devices and systems called the “Internet-of-Things” promises many upsides. But many IoT products are vulnerable to hacking. In the IoT age, it is vital to strike a balance ...
Analysing transformative local leadership in Indonesia
Since 2001, Indonesia’s political decentralisation has opened fresh avenues for a new generation of local government executives to be elected. These new local leaders tend to promote novel styles of political leadership ...
Growth of Nuclear Energy: Issues in Safety, Safeguards and Security
Nuclear energy is seeing a revival post-Fukushima, with interest shifting away from Europe to Asia. As nuclear power use grows, so must the international community bear in mind the 3S - safety, safeguards and security.
Jakarta terrorist attacks: the threat from the Islamic State
The Jakarta terrorist attacks signal the extension of Islamic State operations to Southeast Asia. The threat of an IS province in the region is likely to continue for over a decade.
Thailand’s Rice Conundrum: Time for Economic Restructuring
Thai farmers have been witnessing the rice price plunge which further hurt their income and living standards. The government’s measures to alleviate their plight have been quick fixes at best. It must come up with a longer ...
Jakarta’s 2017 Gubernatorial Elections: More Than Just Politics
Compared with 2012, the Jakarta Gubernatorial Elections in 2017 carry greater significance on the Indonesian national stage than ever before. One dimension is politics and plurality.
From Paris to Marrakesh: Hopes High for Carbon Emissions Reduction
Marrakesh will host the 22nd Climate Change Convention. Hopes are high that the negotiation will succeed in discussing ways of transforming parties’ ambitions into actions including for countries in Southeast Asia.