Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Dr. Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat is a journalist and academician from Indonesia. He is currently a lecturer at Universitas Islam Indonesia and a research associate at Jakarta-based Institute for Development of Economics and Finance. Muhammad holds a B.A. in International Affairs from Qatar University, as well as an M.A. and Ph.D in Politics from the University of Manchester in the UK. As an academic, his research focuses on China/Indonesia-Middle East relations. Meanwhile, as a journalist, he works on Indonesian politics and disability issues.

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Author Archive | Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Can Indonesia Avoid the Chinese Debt Trap?

  • Rare Earth Minerals: China’s Tool to Win Trade Wars

  • There Is No Winner in a China-U.S. Trade War

  • Institutionalising China’s Relations with the Gulf

  • Indonesia Wants to Make Halal Tourism a Thing

  • Drug Use among Indonesian Children is Pervasive

  • Some Facts about Suicide in Indonesia

  • Indonesia’s Position in the UN Security Council and the Palestinian Issue

  • Ramadhan and the Lesson on Food Waste

  • Indonesia’s Ineffective Fight against Hizb ut-Tahrir

  • Indonesia’s Move towards Tourism

  • Four Ways to Help Refugees and Others Affected by Conflict

  • An Open Letter from the Disabled Community to Anies Baswedan

  • Identity Politics and Anies Baswedan

  • Oman’s Look to ASEAN

  • Men Work, Women Work: An Absence of Fairness

  • Jakarta Should Be Led by a Leader Who Is Loved by His People

  • We Should Keep Talking about Aleppo

  • An Open Letter to the Leaders of Muslim World Concerning Aleppo