Priya Chacko

University of Adelaide

Priya Chacko is a senior lecturer in international politics in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Adelaide and an academic fellow of the Australia-India Institute. Her current research focuses on populism in India and the economics-security nexus in India and Asia.David Willis is a PhD candidate in international relations in the College of Business, Government and Law at Flinders University in Adelaide. His research interests are in the emerging geopolitical and technological challenges to Australia, with a focus on Indonesia. David is completing his thesis on explanations of Indonesia’s foreign policy alignment.

Articles by Priya Chacko


India and Indonesia Standing in the Way of the Indo-Pacific

Thursday, August 23, 2018

There are many who would like to see the concept of the “Indo-Pacific” region evolve from an idea to reality. These supporters are looking to India and Indonesia, two of the most populous countries in the region, to lead the way. This, however, is currently unlikely, owing to misalignment between the two countries’ political-economic goals and actions.