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Indonesia’s Role in the Burgeoning South China Sea Crisis

Indonesian President-elect Prabowo Subianto will take office later this year at a critical time when regional tensions over territorial disputes in the South China Sea are surging.

And this won’t be just a foreign policy challenge for the new president. Chinese ships have crossed into Indonesia’s exclusive economic zone near the Nantuna Islands at the bottom tip of Beijing’s controversial ten-dash line.

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