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Realist Indonesia’s Drift away from ASEAN

by Vibhanshu Shekhar

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 323

Publisher: Washington, DC: East-West Center
Publication Date: September 30, 2015
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Vibhanshu Shekhar, Visiting Fellow at the East-West Center in Washington, explains that "The Indonesian leadership views ASEAN as too small, weak, and disunited to adequately represent the country's national interests in the Indo-Pacific region…[leading] to an increasingly marginal position of ASEAN in Jakarta's regional diplomacy."

The views expressed in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the East-West Center or any organization with which the author is affiliated.