Indonesian National Security News 7-13 February 2021
By Tangguh Chairil* & Firsty Arelia**
This article compiles news regarding Indonesia’s national security issues on 7–13 February 2021. It starts with news on main national security issues, i.e., the COVID-19 pandemic, events in the North Natuna Sea/South China Sea, and events regarding Papua conflict. It then tells news on some national security areas, and finally news regarding domestic structures of national security in Indonesia. The article consist of three section compiling issues on the National Security Issues, National Security Areas, and Domestic Structures of National Security.
National Security Issues
Three main national security issues highlighted during this week include the COVID-19 pandemic, events in the North Natuna Sea/South China Sea, and events regarding Papua conflict.
National Security Areas
Some national security areas highlighted during this week include events regarding Indonesia’s foreign affairs, arms program, defense and security cooperation, maritime security, terrorism and counterterrorism, transnational crimes, as well as human rights issues.
Domestic Structures of National Security
Some events regarding domestic structures of national security highlighted during this week include news on politics, the foreign affairs establishment, the defense establishment, the police organization, as well as the defense and aerospace industry.
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* Faculty Member of the Department of International Relations at Binus University. Reach him at https://linktr.ee/Tangguhchairil
** Student of the Department of International Relations at Binus University, contributed to this compilation