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Eye on China, Indonesia launches naval spending spree

JAKARTA – Indonesia is embarking on a program to modernize its navy and build up a more effective deterrent to confront future incursions by Chinese ships into the 200-nautical-mile economic exclusion zone (EEZ) along its northern maritime border. Maritime  Coordinating Minister Luhut Panjaitan has often stressed the need for what he calls “ocean-going” surface combatants […]