October 16, 2014

Strengthening U.S.-Indonesia Defense Ties

By Alexander Sullivan

As part of the Asia Strategy Series, Research Associate Alexander Sullivan examines the U.S.-Indonesia defense relationship. He notes that Indonesia should revise its defesne guidance to prioritize maritime and air forces, especially command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR). For the United States, Mr. Sullivan recommends undertaking broader initiatives to share expertise on building "software" of the defense enterprise.

Authors

  • Alexander Sullivan

    Adjunct Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Alexander Sullivan is an Adjunct Fellow in the Asia-Pacific Security Program, where he focuses on US-China relations, maritime security, regional military modernization and U....

  • Podcast
    • January 17, 2020
    Stories from the Backchannel: Season Two Trailer

    By Ilan Goldenberg, Richard Fontaine, Susanna V. Blume, Kayla M. Williams, Price B. Floyd, Kurt Campbell & Kara Frederick

  • Commentary
    • Defense One
    • January 17, 2020
    Sending Troops Back to the Middle East Won’t Stop Iran

    The Trump administration’s decision to kill Qassam Soleimani is the latest in an escalatory “maximum pressure” Iran strategy that is shifting American foreign policy attention...

    By Chris Dougherty & Kaleigh Thomas

  • Commentary
    • War on the Rocks
    • January 15, 2020
    Defense Strategy for a Post-Trump World

    In a recent piece warning about an emerging arms race in hypersonic missiles, The New York Times quoted Will Roper, the Air Force’s senior acquisition and technology official,...

    By Van Jackson

  • Video
    • January 13, 2020
    Experimenting with different approaches to acquisitions

    Susanna Blume, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director at the CNAS Defense Program, details how military branches are taking different approaches to procurement, and how each one is...

    By Susanna V. Blume

View All Reports View All Articles & Multimedia