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Defence Challenges linkage: JSF, hackers, Indian nukes and more

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Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

10 July 2012 14:46

As its economy grows Indonesia will have more money to spend on increasing its air and naval forces, and it will have more need for them as Asia’s old US-led order is challenged by China. This could be bad news for Australia because it will increase Indonesia’s weight as an adversary. But it could also be good news because it will increase Indonesia’s weight as an ally.