Accession Number:

AD1087573

Title:

Indonesia - Continued US Partner or China's Next Debt Diplomacy Victim

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WAR COLLEGE NEWPORT RI NEWPORT United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2019-08-03

Pagination or Media Count:

12.0

Abstract:

Indonesia looking to build and bolster their growing middle class and archaic infrastructure recently agreed to more than 50B USD in Chinas One Belt One Road OBOR PARTNERS Greece, Djibouti, Pakistan and Sri Lanka faces ballooning debt repayments. An all too eager China stands ready and willing to negotiate alternative payments option in the form of political support, land purchase, land lease or military basing rights, all of which impact US standing in the region.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE