PORTRAIT OF THE JOKOWI-JUSUF KALLA GOVERNMENT'S DEFENSE BUDGET POLICY IN MAINTAINING THE NATION'S SOVEREIGNTY

Authors

  • Suhud Alynudin Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Administrasi Banten
  • Tjahyo Rawinarno Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Administrasi Banten

Keywords:

defense spending policy, soldier, military, Indonesia

Abstract

Military policys spending continues to be a problematic issue to developing countries, especially those of which with limited amount of resources. This article shows that Indonesia’s military budget has shown stagnation over the years, with one of the lowest allocation in the Southeast Asia region. This paper concluded that it needs to be improved
in order to get better quality of military equipment, as well as to enhance the welfare of the soldiers.

Published

23-06-2019