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Rethinking RI defense policy

  • Ali Abdullah Wibisono

Jakarta | Mon, January 12 2009 | 03:59 pm

PREMIUM Indonesia's development of its defense capabilities has mostly been constrained by inadequate funding. While it cannot be denied that Indonesia's weak economy creates tremendous difficulties when the country wants to procure weapons, there are more fundamental problems that may not be solved even if funding were unconstrained. The first is clean and effective defense spending. Defense all...