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Plagiarism

  /   Thu, February 4 2010   /  01:11 pm

The article "RI as a new middle power?" by Prof. Anak Agung Banyu Perwita, published on this page on Nov. 12, 2009, is very similar to a piece written by Carl Ungerer titled "The *Middle Power' Concept in Australian Foreign Policy", which was published in the Australian Journal of Politics and History: Volume 53, Number 4, 2007, pp.538-551. Both in terms of ideas and in the phrases used, it is very evident this is not the original work of the writer. The Jakarta Post takes claims of plagiarism and the infringement of ideas very seriously. We hereby withdraw the offending article by Anak Agung Banyu Perwita and apologize to our readers, most especially to Mr. Carl Ungerer, for this editorial oversight. - The Editor...