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The superficiality of Indonesia’s defense policy

  • Ristian Atriandi Supriyanto

Canberra | Tue, June 14 2016 | 07:24 am

PREMIUM The publication of defense white papers serves to communicate the political agenda behind the defense policy adopted by a particular government and to act as a reference guide or guideline for the relevant government apparatus in implementing that policy.

Such were the reasons behind the 2015 Indonesian Defense White Paper (DWP). Published in November 2015 and released online last April, t...