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Projecting Indonesia’s Influence in the Global Political Stage

by Rendy Wirawan K., Post Graduate International Relations Student at the University of Melbourne Scholars argue that Indonesia today is climbing up to achieve the rising power status, if not at the global stage, at least at the regional level. Rising Indonesia affects its ability to influence other states both at the regional and international […]

Why the Regional Comprehensive Agreement Jeopardizes Australia’s Refugee Obligations

by Dio Herdiawan Tobing, Senior Policy Advisor for Foreign Affairs at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands in Indonesia To understand this commentary, it must be understood that Australia, International Organization for Migration (IOM), and Indonesia entered into the so-called ‘Regional Cooperation Agreement’ (RCA) in 2000. The RCA was established to intercept asylum-seekers en […]

Perang Dagang dan Indonesia: Kesempatan atau Kesempitan?

  oleh Habibah H. Hermanadi, Pemimpin Editor IRregular Perang dagang kini sedang terjadi di antara negara-negara besar. Negara saling memasang Trade Barriers atau hambatan perdagangan berupa kuota dan bea masuk/tarif menjadi isu utama yang diributkan. Berdasarkan linimasa BBC, perang dagang dimulai sejak dikeluarkannya kebijakan Presiden Trump soal kenaikan tarif sekitar 25% atau lebih dari US$50 […]

The Rekindling Old Flame of Indonesia-India Relations

by Habibah H. Hermanadi, Board of Editor IRregular The two largest democracies were the frontier of South-South spirit during the Cold War, representing the voice of Non-Aligned newly independent nations to unite and resist the contesting hegemony from neither bloc. The significant discord between the two countries happened during Indo-Pakistan war in 1965, where Indonesia […]

Meninjau Narasi Eksklusi dan Politik Perlindungan dalam Isu Statelessness

oleh Anggita Triastiwi Harianto Tahun lalu, saat mengikuti program riset mahasiswa di Freiburg, Jerman, saya bertemu dengan seorang relawan dari organisasi pro-pengungsi Rasthaus. Ketika itu, riset saya memang tentang gerakan akar rumput yang membantu integrasi pengungsi di Freiburg melalui kegiatan kerelawanan. Setelah berbicara cukup banyak, ternyata dia lebih banyak menghabiskan waktunya sebagai aktivis anti-deportasi yang […]

Could Trump Ends the Era of Multilateralism: Wait…what?!

by Chitito Audithio Final Year Student at International Undergraduate Program in International Relations, Universitas Gadjah Mada On the 12th of June 2018, The President of the United States made a historical meeting with the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong in Singapore, making this meeting more than historical, it is beyond imaginable. Marking from the Korean War […]

What Indonesia could learn from Turkey

by Hadza Min Fadhli Robby, Lecturer of International Relations Studies at Universitas Islam Indonesia It’s been a while since Yahya Cholil Staquf (Gus Yahya)’s visit to AJC Forum in Israel has sparked controversies in Indonesia. Many people, especially from Indonesian Muslim communities, has considered his visit as a betrayal not only towards the suffering and […]