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News Indonesia » Security: Indonesia Unlikely to Join US-Led-Coalition to Contain China

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/indonesia-unlikely-to-join-us-led-coalition-to-contain-china/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Just $5 a month. But that does not mean that fundamental U.S. and Indonesian national security interests are suddenly aligned or that any coincidence thereof will be long-lasting. More to the point, Indonesia is not about to sell its strategic soul and ...

News Indonesia » Security: Keeping the U.S.-Indonesia Relationship Moving Forward

News channel or source: https://www.cfr.org/report/keeping-us-indonesia-relationship-moving-forward
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Produced by CFR’s Center for Preventive Action, the report makes the case that “Indonesia could be a critical security partner and a larger destination for U.S. investment and trade in the next few years.” Kurlantzick explains that a relationship ...

News Indonesia » Security: Indonesia church attacker may have been exposed to radicalism: police chief

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-my/news/world/indonesia-church-attacker-may-have-been-exposed-to-radicalism-police-chief/ar-BBJ2W0p
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A sword-wielding attacker who injured at least three churchgoers and a police officer in Indonesia’s Yogyakarta city at ... and officials believe they could pose a security threat to Southeast Asia. Four people were killed and 20 ...

News Indonesia » Security: Indonesia’s anti-LGBT drive should concern all Asia

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/20/indonesias-anti-lgbt-drive-should-concern-all-asia
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Indonesia’s growing moral and political panic about sexuality ... President Jokowi has in the past pledged tepid support for the privacy and security of the LGBT community, but the abuses of the past two years remain uninvestigated.

News Indonesia » Security: Jokowi Boosts Ties With Indonesia Military in Power Shift

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/jokowi-boosts-ties-with-indonesia-military-in-power-shift/ar-BBJa8Ac
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

And while the world’s biggest Muslim country faces a growing influence from radical Islam at home, Indonesia is also seen as crucial in efforts to contain regional security risks. “Indonesia is hugely important in terms of countering the threat of ...

News Indonesia » Security: ‘Eye of Papua’ shines a light on environmental, indigenous issues in Indonesia’s last frontier

News channel or source: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/02/eye-of-papua-shines-a-light-on-environmental-indigenous-issues-in-indonesias-last-frontier/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

For decades the Papua region in Indonesia has remained the country’s least-understood, least-developed and most-impoverished area, amid a lack of transparency fueled by a strong security presence. Activists hope their new website, Mata Papua, or Eye of ...

News Indonesia » Security: Attacker slashes churchgoers with sword, injuring 5 in Indonesia

News channel or source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/02/11/asia/indonesia-church-attack/index.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Church security tried to prevent the attacker from entering the church, but he forced his way in, police officials told CNN Indonesia. Police opened fire on the attacker, who's been hospitalized, it said.

News Indonesia » Security: Indonesia: Activist in prison for ‘crimes against state security’: Heri Budiawan

News channel or source: https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/asa21/7884/2018/en/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Environmental activist Heri Budiawan, known as Budi Pego, was sentenced to 10 months in prison on 24 January 2018 for “crimes against state security.” The first conviction under a provision which criminalises spreading communist ideology since the ...

News Indonesia » Security: Indonesia's volcanic Mt. Sinabung erupts, coats four-mile area with ash

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/02/19/Indonesias-volcanic-Mt-Sinabung-erupts-coats-four-mile-area-with-ash/1541519052501/?spt=rrs&or=3
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

19 (UPI) --Indonesia's volcanic Mount Sinabung erupted on Monday ... UPI also provides insightful reports on key topics of geopolitical importance, including energy and security.

News Indonesia » Security: Indonesia's LGBTQ Community Rattled By Criminal Code Revamp Plan

News channel or source: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/indonesia-lgbtq-criminal-code-revamp_us_5a7fb9dde4b044b3821e1c8a?ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

In Indonesia that is far from the approach ... Defence Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu has branded homosexuality a national security threat on the basis that it “is a kind of modern warfare that undermines the country’s sovereignty”.