China’s BRI: Stalking Horse for Military Expansion?

US study says Beijing will use BRI to expand military logistics bases

By: Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

China’s rapidly growing military budget carries deep concerns for Indonesia given Beijing’s growing appetite for control over the entire South China Sea, including the Natuna area, an extensive shallow sea that extends from south of the Riau Islands, east of the Lingga Regency, and west of Borneo.

Twice in 2019 and 2020, Indo…

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