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Aristyo Rizka Darmawan

Aristyo Rizka Darmawan

University of Indonesia

Aristyo Rizka Darmawan is a lecturer in international law at the University of Indonesia and a Young Leader at the Pacific Forum, a foreign-policy research institute based in Honolulu, Hawaii. His research focuses on international law and foreign policy in the Asia Pacific. He holds a master’s degree in international law from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in the US.

Articles by Aristyo Rizka Darmawan

Geopolitics

The China-US Rivalry and the Pandemic: Challenges to ASEAN Neutrality

Thursday, August 27, 2020

The push-and-pull between China and the US is applying more and more pressure on ASEAN neutrality. Can ASEAN maintain its centrality?

Geopolitics

Obstacles to an Indo-Pacific Rules-Based International Order

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Challenges include competing interests, friction generated by US-China rivalry, and the abiding importance states place on asserting national interests over common goals.

Geopolitics

Even the British are Coming: ASEAN and the Internationalization of the South China Sea

Thursday, June 10, 2021

While ASEAN welcomes great-power and partner support, member states are wary not to push Beijing too far.

Politics

Do You Hear the People Tweet?: The Role of Social Media in Indonesia’s Foreign Policy

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Are Indonesia’s diplomats in danger of being influenced by those who shout loudest on Twitter and Facebook?

Geopolitics

AUKUS and the Challenge of Asserting ASEAN Centrality in the Indo-Pacific

Thursday, September 30, 2021

ASEAN has been put in an increasingly difficult position if it is to preserve its neutrality, assert its much-prized centrality in the region, and maintain cohesion.