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Resource nationalism in post-boom Indonesia: The new normal?
Analyses
Resource nationalism in post-boom Indonesia: The new normal?
Most observers expected resource nationalism in Indonesia to fade once the global commodity boom ended. Yet despite more difficult economic circumstances, Indonesia’s government…
Indonesia di Laut Cina Selatan: Berjalan sendiri
Analyses
Indonesia di Laut Cina Selatan: Berjalan sendiri
Selagi Indonesia di bawah pimpinan Jokowi dapat diharapkan terus mengambil langkah unilateral untuk memperkuat posisi Indonesia di sekitar Kepulauan Natuna, Jokowi belum memainkan…
Understanding China’s Belt and Road Initiative
Analyses
Understanding China’s Belt and Road Initiative
China’s Belt and Road Initiative is one of President Xi’s most ambitious foreign and economic initiatives. It reflects a combination of economic and strategic drivers, not all of…
Future proofing Australia–New Zealand defence relations
Analyses
Future proofing Australia–New Zealand defence relations
Australia and New Zealand are developing maritime capabilities to uphold the rules-based system. Regional uncertainty will intensify their defence cooperation, but trans-Tasman…
The development benefits of expanding Pacific access to Australia’s labour market
Analyses
The development benefits of expanding Pacific access to Australia’s labour market
The long-term development prospects for the Pacific are bleak, yet it is an integral region for Australia’s strategic and development interests. One proposal that has the…
Indonesia in the South China Sea: Going it alone
Analyses
Indonesia in the South China Sea: Going it alone
While Indonesia under Jokowi can be expected to continue to take unilateral action to reinforce the Indonesian position around the Natuna Islands, Jokowi has not played an active…
How to be exceptional: Australia in the slowing global economy
Analyses
How to be exceptional: Australia in the slowing global economy
While the US and UK have seen political rebellions against migration and trade, Australia has tranquilly entered its 26th year of growth. Australia can in coming decades increase…
Economic migration and Australia in the 21st century
Analyses
Economic migration and Australia in the 21st century
This Analysis assesses the benefits and challenges of contemporary economic immigration in Australia. It argues that Australian governments have managed significant recent changes…
Analyses
The 2016 presidential campaign and the crisis of US foreign policy
A Trump presidency could see the United States undermine the liberal international order that it helped to establish. Clinton, by contrast, would be a more traditional…