Burhanuddin Muhtadi

Dr Burhanuddin Muhtadi is Visiting Fellow in the Indonesia Studies Programme at ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute, and Senior Lecturer at Islamic State University (UIN) Syarif Hidayatullah.

Articles by Burhanuddin Muhtadi (10)

The ‘Sambo Case’: Public Trust in the Indonesian Police at Stake

Burhanuddin Muhtadi

The convoluted case involving a former police general’s alleged murder of his aide threatens to up-end the Indonesian public’s trust in their law enforcement agencies.

Indonesia’s 2024 Elections: Party Elite Interest Versus Mass Popularity

Burhanuddin Muhtadi

Indonesia's major political parties have started jostling for position for the 2024 elections, where party incumbency may be forced to give way to the people's demands for the most popular choice.

Indonesia’s Cabinet Reshuffle: Rewarding Loyalty and Consolidating Power

Burhanuddin Muhtadi

The recent Indonesian Cabinet reshuffle has seen President Jokowi prioritise political consolidation of power ahead of the 2024 presidential elections.

Analysing Public Opinion on Moving Indonesia’s Capital: Demographic and Attitudinal Trends

Burhanuddin Muhtadi

Public support for President Jokowi’s ambitious plan to move the Indonesian capital to East Kalimantan has waned. Urgent efforts are needed to address this slide to ensure successful implementation of the move.

Out of the Frying Pan Into the Fire: Cooking Oil Burns Jokowi’s Popularity

Burhanuddin Muhtadi|Julia Lau

Rising inflation in Indonesia, especially for cooking oil prices, has dented President Joko Widodo’s popularity. If left unresolved, his party’s showing in the next elections could well be adversely affected by this issue.