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Natalie Sambhi

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Finding partners: Timor-Leste’s evolving security ties with Southeast Asia

This paper explores how Timor-Leste’s sense of geopolitical vulnerability, as a young democracy in an increasingly rivalrous region—when coupled with a number of pressing domestic imperatives—has played a key role in shaping its strategic outlook.
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Securing our energy

Securing our energy is a collection of expert essays on the challenges and opportunities of energy security, energy access and climate change.
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Expanding horizons: Indonesia's regional engagement in the Indo-Pacific era

This report examines Indonesia’s role in the evolving Indo-Pacific regional order. Bringing together a mix of leading Australian and Indonesian authors, it offers a state-of-the-art analysis of the opportunities and challenges facing Indonesia’s economic, security and diplomatic role in the Indo-Pacific.
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Realising the Indo-Pacific: tasks for India's regional integration

As the concept of the 'Indo-Pacific' region has increasingly gained momentum, there remains many opportunities and challenges for India to regionally integrate and realise the concept of the Indo-Pacific.
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Jokowi’s ‘global maritime axis’: smooth sailing or rocky seas ahead?

Abstract In late 2014, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo unveiled his ‘global maritime axis’ concept, designed to reinvigorate the country’s identity as a maritime nation, better defend its seas and boost the maritime sector. His ambitious plan, also known as the ‘Jokowi doctrine’, is to transform...