Indonesian and Türkiye Defense Strategies For Maintaining International Collective Security In 2022

Hendra Nurdiansyah, Agung Risdhianto, Much Mualim


The war that took place between Russia and Ukraine presents a new chapter for the stability of international collective security. It seems that the UN has not been able to present a common ground for the two conflicting countries. Türkiye and Indonesia have an important role in maintaining the desired international collective security. The defense strategies of Indonesia and Türkiye have received international attention in their efforts to reconcile Russia and Ukraine. This study aims to discuss the strength of the defense strategy between Indonesia and Türkiye. The contribution of the two countries in maintaining collective international security was also discussed. The research method used is qualitative. The data were collected from online interviews with defense management students' overseas study, non-participant observations, and documentation. Data were taken from interviews, journals, books, previous research, scientific articles, literature, and news from official websites. Furthermore, the research data will be processed and analyzed further based on the theories studied and used as material for discussion so that it can produce a conclusion. The results of this study describe Indonesia's defense strategy, namely active defense with a universal people's defense system. Türkiye's defense strategy is formulated in several important pillars, namely increasing military operational readiness, pre-emptive intervention, and deterrence capabilities. There are significant differences between the defense strategies of Indonesia and Türkiye in two respects, namely the development of the defense industry and defense diplomacy. The contribution of the two countries in their efforts to reconcile countries in conflict can be said to be an effort to maintain international collective security.


Defense strategy, Defensive, Indonesia, International Collective Security, Türkiye

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