Dr Yohanes Sulaiman
Senior Lecturer, Department of International Relations at the Universitas Jenderal Achmad Yani
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The budget wars: Indonesia’s biggest military challenge
The sinking of an Indonesian submarine in April was a stark reminder of the poor state of much of the country’s military hardware. Yohanes Sulaiman and Donald Greenlees argue presidential aspirant and defence minister Subianto faces one of his toughest tests in dragging the Indonesian military into the 21st century.
Indonesia's strategic balancing act
Southeast Asian states have so far avoided choosing sides in the growing US-China rivalry, seeking the benefits of good relations with both. But Indonesian analysts Yohanes Sulaiman, Mariane Delanova, and Rama Daru Jati argue the region’s biggest power will struggle to maintain the strategic middle ground.
Why Jakarta is Wary Over the Quad and Why Some Hope for a Trump Victory
As US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo travels to Jakarta this week in the hope of deepening ties with Southeast Asia’s strategically most important nation, strategic analyst Yohanes Sulaiman argues he is likely to receive a cautious response to any suggestion Indonesia join efforts to constrain a rising China.
More to the Australia-Indonesia Relationship Than Economics
There is much to be excited about Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s visit to Australia this week. He was the first Indonesian president in ten years to address a joint session of the Australian parliament.