March 13, 2015 – Commentary: “Can Japan, China and S. Korea end their war past in Jakarta?” (Jakarta Post)

Indonesia can do much in the position of facilitator. We are trusted by the three nations. They are vital to our economy and an easing of tensions in the East China Sea will help create a similar atmosphere on the issue of the South China Sea, although we should not be so naive as to think that diplomacy and negotiations alone are enough to achieve a more favorable atmosphere among the three powerful economies.”