Emirza Adi Syailendra

Research Analyst
Emirza Adi Syailendra is a research analyst at the Indonesia Programme of the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He obtained his MA in Strategic Studies from the RSIS, NTU, in 2014. Syailendra's research interests include Indonesian defence policy, foreign policy and politics, contemporary issues surrounding ASEAN and strategic issues in the Asia Pacific.
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The Coming Uncertainty: US-Southeast Asia Relations in the Age of Trump

With President-elect Donald Trump taking office, the possibility of a declining US commitment to Southeast Asia has become a concern. This year will kick-start with, arguably, one of the highest-profile news stories in modern history: the inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th president of the United States. Trump’s campaign narrative tended to focus on a domestic populist policy of “putting... Continue Reading

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Consensual Leadership in ASEAN: Will it Endure Under Jokowi?

Will ASEAN still be the cornerstone of Indonesia’s foreign policy? A central focus on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has always been a dominant theme in Indonesian foreign policy. This continues to be the case, despite ASEAN’s deficiencies in providing Indonesia with a suitable dispute settlement mechanism with its members — a shortcoming exemplified by ASEAN’s... Continue Reading

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