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The Role of the Indonesian Air Force in Safeguarding the Border Area of the Republic of Indonesia in East Nusa Tenggara (Ntt)

  • Jose Fernando Lopes Ximenes
  • Wawan Budi Darmawan
  • Akim
The state border is a geographical area which become an arena for power struggle between countries, where some countries struggling to expand the boundaries among them. As a state security and defence keeper, the Indonesian Air Force should be in the front-line while safeguarding the border area of the...

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Local Content Curriculum Implementation in the Framework of Nationalism and National Security

  • Novie Indrawati Sagita
  • Nandang Alamsah Deliarnoor
  • Dian Afifah
Since regional autonomy was implemented in Indonesia, local government has the authority to diversify education by establishing local content curriculum. The the implementation of local content curriculum was not carried out optimally, both in West Java Province and Riau Islands. Local content curriculum...

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Addressing Indonesia’s Cyber Security through Public-Private Partnership (PPP)

  • Pradipta Nindyan Saputra
  • Arfin Sudirman
  • Obsatar Sinaga
  • Wahyu Wardhana
  • Nurul Hayana
Nowadays, a number of countries are developing alternative approaches to handling their cybersecurity, including Indonesia. Badan Siber dan Sandi Nasional (State Cyber and Cryptography Agency (BSSN)) as an institution appointed by the Indonesian government to be the national cybersecurity coordinator...

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The Implementation of Counter Narrative Strategy to Stop the Development of Radicalism among Youth

  • Yusup Rahman Hakim
  • Arry Bainus
  • Arfin Sudirman
The phenomenon of radicalism is still an interesting issue for both national and international politic scholars. Considering the improvement of technology and globalisation, the radical groups are adjusting their movement, they abandon traditional methods and go for more modern ones. The radicalisation...

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Conflict in South Sudan

  • Windy Dermawan
  • Akim
  • Febriani Amalina Shalihah
This research aims to find out the urgency and challenges of making conflict resolutions in South Sudan related to their impact on human security issues. The research method used is a qualitative research method with technical data collection in the form of literature studies using several previously...

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Conflict in Northern Mali

  • Akim
  • Windy Dermawan
  • Attar Rakha Al Yazsa
  • Mohamad Fadel Ramadhan
This research aims to identify threats to human security in Mali because of the ongoing conflict in the country. From the identification carried out, researchers also sought to offer alternative conflict resolution as a form of problem-solving in Mali. As guidelines of data collection and analysis, this...

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Process and Resolution of the Papua Problem

  • Hendra Manurung
  • Arry Bainus
The emergence of a conflict is absence of mutual relations between two or more parties who have or feel they have incompatible goals. Conflict is emergence of never-ending perspectives about differences in interests where the aspirations of conflicting parties cannot be achieved simultaneously through...

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Environmental Security and Plastic Waste Pollution

  • Windy Dermawan
  • Akim
  • Christian Vieri
  • Pangersaning Gusti Bayu Alam
This research aims to analyse the pollution of plastic waste that poses a threat to environmental security and alternative conflict resolution that can be carried out by various actors. Researchers also tried to address the response of international actors, both countries and international organisations...

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Indonesia’s Role towards Myanmar in Assisting to Resolve the Humanitarian Crisis in Rohingya (2014-2018)

  • Chandra Purnama
  • Windy Dermawan
  • Ghiyats Akmaluddin
This research aims to analyse the forms of role carried out by Indonesia during the Joko Widodo administration in assisting to resolve the humanitarian crisis in Rohingya. To analyse this, researchers firstly explore the elements that formed the role of Indonesia by tracing the national role conception...

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Securitisation of Halal Issue in Southeast Asia Region

  • Akim,Uni1
  • Neneng Konety
  • Chandra Purnama
  • Firda Rosyana Rachmawati Amantjik
Halal now becomes the new emerging trend in the global world. It can be reflected by the Securitisation  act of halal issues that has been done by many countries, both the majority-muslim and also the minority-muslim countries. This article discusses about Securitisation  of halal issues in...

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Is Malaysia Begged to Differ from the Global ‘Vista’ Democracy?

  • Noor Sulastry Yurni Ahmad
In the Malaysia’s 2018 General Election, the supremacy of Barisan Nasional (National Front), started to deteriorate when the two-third usual majority suddenly successfully is being denied. However, the transformations in Malaysian’s socio-political culture have created some evolutions and repercussions...

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Indonesia Military Power under the Increasing Threat of Conflict in the South China Sea

  • Muhammad Budiana
  • Muhammad Fedryansyah
  • Yusa Djuyandi
  • Ramadhan Pancasilawan
In the international maritime system, the South China Sea (SCS) region holds economic, political, and strategic values. However, it is also the source of longstanding disputes among the countries within the region. For Indonesia, potential conflicts in the SCS might arise not only from China’s assertive...

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In Refer to Societal Security Dealing with the Radicalisation in West Java, Indonesia

  • RMT Nurhasan Affandi
  • Windy Dermawan
  • Gilang Nur Alam
This research aims to examine how to deal with radicalisation in West Java, Indonesia. To achieve this goal, researchers focused on the efforts of  the national institutions in dealing with radicalisation, for instance through educational institutions such as universities and boarding schools; regional...

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Digital Trace and Critical Discourse Networking under Jokowi Government (2014-2018)

  • Rachmad Gustomy
  • Laode Machdani Afala
Digital media is one of the pillars of democracy. The media serves various expressions that support the government or criticize the government. Both are present along with the development of democracy and the rapid progress of digital media. This paper intends to explain the digital trace of Joko Widodo...

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Comparison of Indonesian Military Strength with Southeast Asian Countries and Probability for an Open War

  • Muhammad Arsy Ash Shiddiqy
  • Arfin Sudirman
The security conditions in Southeast Asian region are relatively safe and peace. There have never been direct confrontations or head-to-head wars between countries in the region, if ever there had been a confrontation between Indonesia and Malaysia, but that did not happen. During the cold war era, security...

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Festive and Viral

  • Siti Aliyuna Pratisti
  • Taufik Hidayat
  • Deasy Silvya Sari
One of the most significant phenomena is the emergence of political identity that moves participation further from the conventional political platform. The Occupy Wall Street movement and the Arab Spring are suitable examples for postmodern politics which characterize by unstructured movement that was...

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Indonesian Presidential Election 2019

  • Wahyu Gunawan
  • Keri Lestari
  • Margo Purnomo
  • Deasy Silvya Sari
This article aims to explain the ideal construct of Indonesia democracy after the 2019 presidential election which is colored by the conflict of two blocks known as cebong vs kampret. This shows that democracy cannot be separated from conflict. However, despite the ongoing conflict, is it possible for...

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The Influence of Public Debate on the Political Preference of Communities in the Presidential Election in 2019

  • Siti Witianti
  • Ratnia Solihah
Public debate is one form of political campaigning carried out at the campaign stage in the presidential and vice presidential elections in 2019 with the aim of influencing the political preference of the people. Besides being able to influence people's political preference, public debate (political...

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Sectarian Narratives of the 2019 Presidential Election and the Radical Transnational Network

  • R. Widya Setiabudi Sumadinata
  • RMT Nur Affandi
  • Dina Yulianti
The 8th presidential election in Indonesia occurring in 2019 was heavily peppered with religious narratives and the mobilisation of sectarians. As a result, as found in several observation reports, the demographic analysis of each candidate's vote revealed a sectarian split where Joko Widodo’s landslide...

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Civil Servant Neutrality on 2019 General Election in Indonesia

  • Dede Sri Kartini
Theoretically, bureaucracy should be neutral from political affairs. This neutrality should be implemented by current regime. In fact, ASN (civil servant) is prohibited to get involved in political activity such as attending political campaign and activity (including non-campaign activity such as taking...

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Beyond the Binary Logic of Populist Articulations in 2019 Indonesian Election

  • Luthfi Hamzah Husin
  • Nuruddin Al Akbar
This study seeks to highlight the emergence of Sexy Killer documentary as an important tool in an effort to encourage the rearticulation of democracy in a more substantial direction. This study is important in the middle of the trend of re-Democratisation  that is taking place but is moving in a symbolic...

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Quo Vadis Islamic Populism? An Electoral Strategy

  • Rendy Adiwilaga
  • Mustabsyirotul Ummah Mustofa
  • Muhammad Ridha Taufik Rahman
This paper discusses how far Islamic populism as an old social movement, especially in Indonesia, rises as a new form of polarisation in the electoral mechanism in Indonesian democracy nowadays. Considered as the main group of religion in Indonesia, Indonesian Muslims appear as a contested object by...

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The Effectiveness of Political Identity in Post 212 Movement

  • Yusa Djuyandi
  • Rahmah Ramadhani
The 2019 election did not escape from a variety of cases and issues, whether this is entirely affected or not at all. Elections are also an arena of competition that does not escape cheating, which can hurt the ongoing campaign period until the election. But most of the issues contained in this election...

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Jeje’s Political Capital in the Regent Election of Pangandaran Regency in 2015

  • Ratnia Solihah
  • Arry Bainus
  • Mudiyati Rahmatunnisa
Political capital is one of the main capitals to be able to follow the political contestation. This political capital was one of the factors that determined the passing of Jeje as regent candidates who following the local political contestation, which eventually became the winner of the political contestation....

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Woman Leader Victory as the Single Candidate in the Elections in District of Lebak Banten Indonesia in 2018

  • Elly Nurlia
  • Utang Suwaryo
  • R. Widya Setabudi Sumadinata
  • Netty Prasetiyani
One of the provinces that contributes to the emergence of women leadership in Indonesia is Banten. Until recently, there are four municipal regions which are chair-headed by female mayors out of the eight regions in Banten Province including Lebak regency. Particularly, Lebak has already conducted a...

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The Role of Bawaslu Supervision in Handling Disputes Election Results in Indonesia

  • Yusa Djuyandi
  • Arief Hidayat
  • Hendra
Elections are an implementation of orderly structured and organized democratic practices. Supervision of elections is needed to ensure that elections run democratically, therefore there is a need for well-organized and competent election oversight bodies. The emergence of violations in the administration...

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Extending Aliran Politics in Electoral Contest

  • Ari Ganjar Herdiansah
  • Yusa Djuyandi
  • Widya Setiabudi Sumadinata
Aliran politics is an analytical framework that considered too simplistic and less accurately classifying the political axes of Indonesian socio-political structure. This article, however, shows that aliran still prevails in the form of politicization of identity that reflected in the post 2014. The...

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Russia, the Arctic and Northeast Asia: The Strategic Importance of the Far North

  • Rafael Contreras Luna
Historically, the Arctic has been much more important to Russia than to other Arctic countries. In Soviet times, the development of the Arctic was of paramount importance and it was used by the Soviet government to legitimise its great power status to domestic and international audiences. It is argued...

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The United States’ China Containment Strategy and the South China Sea Dispute

  • Victor Teixeira
The common contention regarding the South China Sea is that its characteristic assets are the central or even the sole explanation for the debate. However, it is the argument of this study that this view is distorted and perilously deceptive. This study argues that there are multiple explanations for...

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Evidentiary Thresholds for Unilateral Aggression: Douma, Skripal and Media Analysis of Chemical Weapon Attacks as a Casus Belli

  • Gavan Patrick Gray
The initiation of military or economic punishment generally on states requires significant justification, lest it be judged an act of aggression. In 2018 two separate incidents invoked similar rationales for such acts of reprisal, specifically that they were responding to attacks using chemical weapons....

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