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ASEAN the cornerstone of RI foreign policy, again

  • David Willis
    David Willis

    PhD candidate in international relations, Flinders University

Adelaide | Mon, April 17, 2017 | 10:44 am
ASEAN the cornerstone of RI foreign policy, again Workers add final touches to the ASEAN logo at the 27th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Nov. 19. (AP/Joshua Paul)

PREMIUM ASEAN has been at the core of Indonesia’s preferred regional order since its inception in 1967. However, after half a century, it is clear that regional challenges have got the best of ASEAN and that the grouping requires substantial reform if it is going to remain the cornerstone of Indonesia’s foreign policy. Ibrahim Almuttaqi’s article on March 17, “ASEAN still the co...

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