Australia and Indonesia’s Military Suspension

In early January 2017, Indonesia had backed down of a military suspension after alleged inappropriate material was found at a Perth teaching base last year. Indonesian President Joko Widodo had made the decision as he believed his military needed to send a message to Australia. However, the question lied what deems as offensive material and was the military suspension a necessity? Joining Rod Chambers to identify Australia’s current military relationship with Indonesia is Associate Professor Wayne Reynolds at School of Humanities and Social Science at University of Newcastle.


Produced by Brooke Taylor 

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