On July 31, 2017, USINDO, together with SETARA Institute, Wahid Foundation, and the Indonesia-US Council on Religion and Pluralism, co-hosted a Special Open Forum on the “Relations between Religious Majorities, Minorities, and the State in US and Indonesia: Current Trends & Issues”. The discussion focused on the dynamics between religious majorities, minorities, and the government…Read More >
USINDO and AmCham Indonesia Hold Welcoming Reception in Jakarta for US Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph R. Donovan, Jr.
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USINDO’s Second Legislative Partnership Program “LPP” Enhances DPR Staff Capacity in Economics, Finance, Banking, Trade, and Legislative Process USINDO announces the successful completion of its second “Legislative Partnership Program ” (LPP) November 2016. LPP is USINDO’s initiative to strengthen the legislative-to-legislative dimension of the US-Indonesia Strategic Partnership. It was conducted in cooperation with the U.S. House…Read More >
Executive Summary Since the Pivot to Asia was announced on November 17, 2011, President Barack Obama has sought to refocus American diplomatic, economic, and military attention to the Asia-Pacific region. Now known as the Rebalance to Asia, the effort remains designed to refocus American policymaking on the world’s fastest growing and most populous region, following…Read More >
The United States-Indonesia Society (USINDO) and committed non-government Indonesian and American leaders from the religious, academic, and non-government sectors of each country announce the creation of the Indonesia-U.S. Council on Religion and Pluralism in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, on August 11, 2016. An independent, bi-national, non-governmental body, the Council is also welcomed by the two governments. Presidents…Read More >
As America entertained itself with the vital questions of whether Hillary Clinton’s temporary absence from the campaign trail due to pneumonia constituted a character issue (it didn’t), or whether Donald Trump finally admitting that Barack Obama was born in America meant that the “birther” conspiracies he spun against the President for the past five years were…Read More >