Indonesia In-Depth podcast provides listeners with timely and unique insights on Indonesian politics, policy, business and culture from key decision-makers in the country.
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Islamic extremism in Indonesia with Ridwan Habib
June 27, 2018
This episode is raw audio of an informal yet insightful discussion I had with Ridwan Habib, an expert on Islamic radicalization and extremism in Indonesia.
Michael Sianipar on Ahok, reform and the Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI)
June 19, 2018
We speak with Michael Sianipar, at age 27, he was one of former Jakarta Governor Ahok's trusted assistant until his final days in office. He is now head of the Indonesia Solidarity Party (PSI). We discuss Ahok's demise, his style of leadership and the future of Indonesia. We also learn more about one of Indonesia's newest political parties and how this younger generation plan on changing Indonesia politics.
One-On-One with Deputy House Speaker Fadli Zon
May 18, 2018
We sit down with Deputy Speaker of the House and Senior Gerindra Party member Mr. Fadli Zon to discuss the Anti terrorism Bill, the Criminal Code Bill, the dire Rohingya situation in Myanmar and of course the Prabowo Subianto’s run for the presidency.
Solving the Indonesian Rubik's Cube with Dr. Djayadi Hanan
May 12, 2018
This episode is your new manual for Indonesian politics! We lay out all the pieces of the Indonesian political Rubik’s cube and put them all together. We cover all the important elements of the 2018 regional elections, the political party dynamics, the political battle for House seats in 2019, which parties are set to become extinct as well as the Widodo - Prabowo contest for the presidency. It’s a full episode and the go to guide for understanding Indonesian politics.
Parliament Update and Key Bills Deliberated
May 6, 2018
We provide the latest update on the status of several key bills in parliament such as the Alcohol Bill, the Water Bill and the Anti Terrorism Bill.
Interview with NTB Governor Dr. Zainul Majdi
April 13, 2018
We speak with one of Indonesia's rising stars and two-term governor and discuss his future plans, his key policies and developments in NTB.
Analysis of Jokowi's January Cabinet Reshuffle
January 28, 2018
Hosts provide insights and analysis on the recent cabinet reshuffle and its impact going forward.
Analysis of Internal Changes in Golkar & Challenges of the Defense Budget
January 24, 2018
Golkar Lawmaker Bobby Rizaldi discusses the internal changes to the party as well as challenges to the Indonesian defense budget.
Insights & Analysis on New Speaker Bambang Soesatyo
January 21, 2018
We look at why Soesatyo was appointed as speaker, the dynamics insdie the Golkar Party as well as the appointment's impact to parliament and Presdient Widodo.
Indonesia's 2018 political outlook with guest Marzuki Darusman
January 15, 2018
Senior Golkar Party member and UN Special Representative Marzuki Darusman reviews Jokowi's three years in office and provides his 2018 political outlook for Indonesia.
Jokowi - Golkar Relationship with guest Arief Budiman
January 4, 2018
Political risk analyst Arief Budiman explains the internal dynamics in the Golkar Party as well as the new relationship between the party Chairman Airlangga Hartarto and President Widodo.
Indonesia In-Depth Introduction
December 29, 2017
Hosts Arief Budiman and Shawn Corrigan discuss the podcast format, topics and guests as well as how the economic, political and social upheaval in 1998 cemented their interest in Indonesian politics.