Mr Made Supriatma is a Visiting Fellow in the Indonesia Studies Programme at the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute. Made’s research focus is on Indonesian politics, civil-military relations, and ethnic/identity politics and he is also a free-lance journalist.
Articles by Made Supriatma (10)
Ganjar Pranowo’s 2024 Presidential Candidacy: Trapped in the Middle
A promising 2024 presidential contender’s hopes rest on political forces beyond his control.
Why Did the Mayor of Medan Make Anti-LGBT Statements?
Joko Widodo’s son-in-law, Medan mayor Bobby Nasution, kicked off 2023 with a controversial remark which might prove to be more bane than boon for the aspiring rookie politician.
Indonesia’s New Penal Code: A Setback for Indonesian Democracy
The Widodo administration’s heavy-handed ramming through of the revised Criminal Code in late 2022 raises deep concerns about Indonesia’s commitment to democratic process and expression.
PDI-P’s Conundrum: To Nominate or Not to Nominate Ganjar Pranowo?
The jostling for Indonesia’s 2024 presidential election has begun, putting a tough choice in front of the biggest political party in parliament.
Rift between Two Indonesian Generals Spotlights Civil-Military Relations
A personal spat between two four-star generals spilling into the open has raised questions about military professionalism and elite politics in Indonesia.