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Distinct elements of Indonesia's Indo-Pacific framework

  • Klaus Heinrich Raditio
    Klaus Heinrich Raditio

    Researching China’s recent behavior and strategy in the South China Sea for his PhD at the University of Sydney

Jakarta | Mon, March 5, 2018 | 09:49 am
Distinct elements of Indonesia's Indo-Pacific framework Serious: Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi listens during the ASEAN-New Zealand ministerial meeting, part of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) regional security forum in suburban Manila on August 6, 2017. (AFP/Romeo Ranoco)

PREMIUM Recently, Jakarta has been very enthusiastic about the Indo-Pacific axiom. The President has mentioned it several times, his ministers have articulated it on many occasions and scholars have discussed it extensively. Nonetheless, there is no clarity, let alone an authoritative interpretation on the concept. There is a danger that Indonesia’s Indo-Pacific framework stays exclusive for the ...

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