Indonesia Aid: New tool for diplomacy?

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  • TitleIndonesia Aid: New tool for diplomacy?
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletThe Jakarta Post
    Media typePrint
    DescriptionIndonesia is still a recipient of development aid. Nonetheless the country has taken a step ahead, launching a foreign aid program to assist other developing countries. The public has raised questions about Indonesia Aid regarding the eligibility of this developing country, which is dealing with several domestic issues, to deliver such aid.The foreign aid program has raised suspicions of political intent, as government watchdogs suspect the aid is aimed at dampening unwanted foreign involvement in Indonesia, particularly support from some Pacific nations for the separatist aspirations in Papua.
    PersonsPrayoga Permana, Arief Rizky Bakhtiar