ISBN: 978-623-8049-67-7 

15.5 x 23 cm, xii + 192 pg

Cover & Layout: Mia Aksara


CV. Aksara Global Akademia

  IKAPI Member: 418/JBA/2021

  IDR: 129 K


As we journey through the pages of this book, we embark on a voyage that unfolds the multifaceted world of foreign policy. It begins by defining the essence of foreign policy, elucidating its objectives, and delving into the determinants that mold it.

The heart of this book explores the global changes of our era, pinpointing the various risks that have emerged and their severity over the short term. Economic challenges, international sanctions, new forms of colonialization, and the dynamics of emerging power blocs are all examined in detail.

A pivotal section of the book examines our individual roles in addressing these global changes. It emphasizes the material deepening that each one of us can contribute to the international arena.

The narrative then takes a compelling turn towards the impact of cultural influences on foreign policy. The exploration of cultural diplomacy, cultural principles, and their role in shaping international relations underlines the importance of culture as a bedrock of foreign policy.

The journey concludes with an in-depth look at the implementation of Indonesia's foreign policy. This section underscores the nation's position in the international community, its foreign and security doctrines, defense principles, thinkers, identities, and the culture values that define its approach to foreign affairs.

A thought-provoking examination of the revolution in military affairs (RMA) and its implications on Indonesia's foreign policy brings us to the book's conclusion. This section highlights the relevance of RMA to Indonesia's security system, the future of Indonesia's way of war, and its significance in the realm of foreign policy analysis.

In the culmination of our exploration, we reach a comprehensive conclusion that synthesizes the book's insights and underscores the importance of a robust foreign policy in our contemporary world.

This book is a testament to the intricate interplay of global affairs and foreign policy, aiming to inspire policymakers, diplomats, students of international relations, and all readers interested in comprehending the dynamics of foreign policy in the era of global change. It is our hope that this book equips you with the knowledge and perspectives to navigate the complexities of our interconnected world.

Mayjen TNI Dr. Budi Pramono, S.I.P., M.M., (GSC)., CIQaR., CIQnR., MOS., MCE., CIMMR. was born in the city of Sidoarjo in 1967. He earned a Master of Arts degree in security and strategy studies from Hull University in the United Kingdom (1998) and a Master of Management degree from the University of National Development Veterans in Jakarta (2005). He achieved a doctorate in Political Science with an outstanding predicate when he held the rank of colonel in the military. After graduating from the Magelang Military Academy (1988), he served in the army strategic command (KOSTRAD) for ten years before entering the field of intelligence (BAIS).

The author has extensive experience attending various Military Education courses, including Regimental Officer Advanced Course (SUSLAPA - II) in Australia (1996), National Security Intelligence Training Course in Taiwan (1999), Command and General Staff College, School of General Staff and Command in Manila (2001), where he received the best graduate award (Honor Graduate), the United Nations logistics Course at Port Dickson (2002), Austfamil Course at Lavertoon Australia (2003), and Emergency Management Course, Australia (2004).

The author is active as a speaker at various national and international seminars, prolific in writing and publishing articles in various academic journals, as well as book works published by publishers in Indonesia and by Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) of Amazon USA.

Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the Republic of Indonesia Defense University, where he dedicates his spare time to implement the principles of the Tri Dharma of Higher Education.