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After Jokowi’s First Term – Moving the Nation’s “Keraton” : A Javanese Perspective
President Joko Widodo has just announced his plan to move the capital Jakarta to East Kalimantan. The Javanese cultural lens might provide the key to understand his motivation for such a move.
The Problem with Trump’s Foreign Policy
Critics of Trump’s foreign policy have got it backwards. International consensus, international law and UN Security Council resolutions have not produced the post-World War II international order. These are consequences, ...
Remembering Robert Mugabe : Hero or Despot?
Anti-colonialism was the backbone of Mugabe’s agenda of achieving black majority government in his country. As debate continues over his legacy, are there lessons to be learned from the Mugabe model of leadership?
After Jokowi’s First Term – The Papuan Riots : Flash in the Pan?
While Jakarta is busy with the plan to move the capital to East Kalimantan, riots have broken out throughout Papua over two weeks. Is it an isolated incident, or is it a part of a larger problem?
ASEAN’s Transformative Journey : Role of Women in Peace and Security
As ASEAN transforms itself into a region of peace and security, what role can women play to take it to the next phase of inclusive development?
UN Climate Action Summit : Unlocking the Paris Agreement
Article 6 of the Paris Agreement holds the key to ground-up cooperation involving multiple stakeholders from governments, businesses, the private sector, and civil society.
New Pro-Islamic State Magazine : A Persistent Ideological Threat
The Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, persists to propagate its ideas to the Indonesian and Malay speaking communities through its supporters in the new Hanifiyah Media magazine. Apart from spreading its ideas on religion ...
The SAF After Next Incarnation
Singapore is gradually unveiling the contours of its future military modernisation paths for the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) planned for the mid-21st century. Its trajectory will be shaped not only by adapting emerging ...
After Jokowi’s First Term – What Next for Indonesian Militant Groups?
After the 2019 presidential election that resulted in the victory of incumbent President Joko Widodo (Jokowi), Indonesian groups that support Al-Qaeda will likely continue to participate in the democratic process via ...
Abdullah Qardash : IS Successor to Al-Baghdadi?
Abdullah Qardash, a former officer in Saddam Hussein’s army who rose through Islamic State’s ranks, was reported recently to be the successor to current leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. This is perhaps the first time a successor ...