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Jarryd de Haan

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Perspectives on Papua: will Indonesia loosen its grip?

This paper examines the Indonesian government’s perspective of the West Papua independence movement and its interests in maintaining sovereign control over the territory, despite growing tensions and escalating violence.
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Chinese and Australian interests in Timor-Leste: at odds or mutually beneficial?

This paper argues that while there is little evidence to support the claim that China already has a strong degree of influence in Timor-Leste, it is also necessary, in Australia’s strategic outlook, to be alert to the implications of such a possibility in the future.
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Long-term external security threats from Indonesia’s perspective - part 2: Australia and ASEAN stability

This paper is the second part of a series that looks at some of the possible concerns from Indonesia’s perspective of threats to its security that may arise in the long-term future.
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Indonesia’s regional security and perceived long-term threats – part one: China

China is perhaps the most important economic partner for Indonesia, being both the second-largest investor in the country and the leading market for exported goods. Beyond economic ties, Jakarta often sees China as a strategic challenge. This paper looks at some of the challenges that...
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Indonesia: threats and challenges to domestic security

This report argues that the frequency of terrorist incidents in Indonesia has reached a plateau, but the growing influence of extremism will prove to be difficult to manage. However, separatism, especially in West Papua, could prove to be a major security hurdle in the longer...