Ceremony of Anniversary Indonesian Eastern Navy a.k.a Koarmatim at Kodikal, Tanjung Perak. January 11, 2014 in Surabaya, Indonesia. (Ragil SP/Shutterstock)
Indonesia’s U.S.-China balancing act is playing out at sea

The shifting of Jakarta’s naval headquarters to the edge of the South China sea was much more than a strategic military move.