'Heightened nationalism' in Indonesia as it cuts military ties with Australia: expert
The news item “'Heightened nationalism' in Indonesia as it cuts military ties with Australia: expert” was published on SBS on 5 January 2017.
The spat between Indonesia and Australia over alleged offensive military training material is consistent with a more ‘prickly and sensitive’ country under President Joko Widodo, says Indonesia legal and political expert Professor Tim Lindsey.
Read the article by Andrea Booth here: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/01/05/heightened-nationalism-indonesia-it-cuts-military-ties-australia-expert
Tim Lindsey is Malcolm Smith Professor of Asian Law, Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Director of the Centre for Indonesian Law, Islam and Society at the Melbourne Law School. Tim is a member of the Victorian Bar and was the long-serving Chair of the Australia Indonesia Institute until 2016. His publications include Indonesia: Law and Society; Islam, Law and the State in Southeast Asia (three volumes); The Indonesian Constitution; Drugs Law and Practice in Southeast Asia; and Religion, Law and Intolerance in Indonesia. He is a founder and an executive editor of The Australian Journal of Asian Law.