America 2020: Why Asean matters
The Southeast Asia regional grouping is vital to America’s trade and security. It’s time to take further steps to ensure this partnership...
Point Of View
Stunting 101: Indonesia’s least-known health catastrophe...
For a country bountiful in natural resources and food, Indonesia has a major health crisis. Can it tackle it?
Lost in translation: Imported rectors
The administration’s recent initiative to recruit foreigners as heads of universities unrealistically places too large a burden on...
The shift of humanity in the era of digital transformation
The digital revolution is transforming everything in our world. But is it changing us as well?
Public participation, deliberative democracy – online
What’s the best way to affirm people’s rights? At the local level while using technology.
New Kapolri? Challenge accepted
The Indonesian National Police need to modernize and change. Can they do it with a new leader?
Economic democracy and spirit of ‘gotong royong’
Globalization, market forces and individual greed leave marginalized communities on the brink. The solution for Indonesia? Mutual...
Risky business: Fruits and vegetables in Tanzania
The country is facing major nutrition challenges. Can what grows on the trees and in the soil be the answer?
The dragon’s cuddle
China’s security power projection into Central Asia provides a blueprint for how it might engage with Belt and Road Initiative countries...
The real legacy of a terrorist
The legacy that ISIS founder and leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, eliminated by US special forces in a raid last October at his hideout...
Steering toward strategic sustainability
How do you do business but remain ethical and responsible? It starts in the boardroom.
A history maker for all his flaws
Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by Chandran Nair (Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2018, 288 pp)