Building U.S.-Indonesia Mutual Understanding Since 1994

Counterbalance: Red Teaming the Rebalance in the Asia-Pacific

Executive Summary Since the Pivot to Asia was announced on November 17, 2011, President Barack Obama has sought to refocus American diplomatic, economic, and military attention to the Asia-Pacific region. Now known as the Rebalance to Asia, the effort remains designed to refocus American policymaking on the world’s fastest growing and most populous region, following…

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USINDO Convenes the Indonesia – U.S. Council on Religion and Pluralism in Yogyakarta

The United States-Indonesia Society (USINDO) and committed non-government Indonesian and American leaders from the religious, academic, and non-government sectors of each country announce the creation of the Indonesia-U.S. Council on Religion and Pluralism in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on August 11, 2016. An independent, bi-national, non-governmental body, the Council is also welcomed by the two governments.  Presidents…

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It’s Time for the U.S. to Pivot to Indonesia – Stanley Weiss

As America entertained itself with the vital questions of whether Hillary Clinton’s temporary absence from the campaign trail due to pneumonia constituted a character issue (it didn’t), or whether Donald Trump finally admitting that Barack Obama was born in America meant that the “birther” conspiracies he spun against the President for the past five years were…

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