Posted in: Foreign Policy

Strange bedfellows: why do far-right leaders support Indonesia’s promotion of ‘moderate Islam’?

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Indonesia’s promotion of “moderate Islam” has gained support from some unlikely allies.

Talking Indonesia: the Taiwan crisis

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How would Indonesia respond in the event of armed conflict between China and Taiwan? Dr Dave McRae chats with Ratih Kabinawa in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

How can Australia make sure its economic partnership with Indonesia works – for both countries?

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Prime Minister Anthony Albanese's visit to Indonesia was a good sign for the implementation of Australia's free trade agreement with Indonesia. But there is still a lot of work to do.

How will Indonesia deal with Russia and Ukraine at the G20?

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How will Indonesia's pragmatic and somewhat ambivalent approach to the war in Ukraine be viewed when Indonesia is in the global spotlight at the G20 summit?

Jokowi's bicycle diplomacy

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When President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo invited Prime Minister Anthony Albanese for a bike ride around the Presidential Palace, many Australians were surprised. But bicycles have long been part of Jokowi's image crafting strategy.

Can Albanese rebuild relations with Indonesia?

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If the new Australian government is to establish trustworthy relations with Indonesia, more understanding and engagement will be key.

Australia has changed government for the first time in nine years. Does Indonesia care?

How has the Labor Party's victory in the Australian election on 21 May been welcomed in Indonesia?

Talking Indonesia: Indonesia's G20 presidency

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How will the war in Ukraine affect Indonesia's G20 presidency? How important is the G20 forum to powerful political and business interests in the country in any case? Dr Dave McRae chats to Dr I Gede Wahyu Wicaksana in the latest episode of Talking Indonesia.

Why do so many Indonesians back Russia’s invasion of Ukraine?

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Indonesian governments and society have historically supported victims of aggression and conflict, so why do so many Indonesians, especially online, seem to support the Russian invasion?

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