Nowadays, with the existence of many military bases of the United States, Indonesia has become under the threat.
Indonesia’s vision aims to achieve regional security and economic prosperity for its citizens by adopting non-interference principle; however, this sounds good for the time being but not for the long run.
There should be new regional security architecture as three sea lines of communications traverse the Indonesian archipelago. Thus, the country should start thinking how to make use of this advantage.
The real challenges that Indonesia faces are is coming from countries like Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Singapore which exemplify success in utilizing “brainpower” but Indonesia has brain power and natural resources which these countries do not have.
As the population of Indonesia is more than 240 million people with huge natural resources, and geo-strategic location, the government started to adopt a new strategy for the coming decade based on being one of the major key players in the world politically and economically.