Debat Presiden 2024

Presidential Debate Heats Up: Anies, Prabowo, and Ganjar Clash Over Defense, Security, and Geopolitics

Clash of Ideas: Anies, Prabowo, and Ganjar Spar in 2nd Indonesian Presidential Debate

The second Indonesian presidential debate of 2024, held on Sunday, January 7th, 2024, tackled the crucial themes of national defense, security, international relations, and geopolitics. This two-hour event, broadcasted live by major national television channels, saw the three candidates – Anies Baswedan, Prabowo Subianto, and Ganjar Pranowo – present their visions, missions, and action plans related to these critical issues. They also responded to questions posed by a panel of experts in defense, security, international relations, and geopolitics.

Visions, Missions, and Action Plans:

Anies Baswedan emphasized his vision for an Indonesia that is self-reliant and sovereign in defense. He pledged to strengthen the National Armed Forces (TNI) and the National Police (Polri), while improving the well-being of military personnel and police officers.

Prabowo Subianto championed a vision for a respected Indonesia on the world stage. He committed to increasing the defense budget, modernizing military equipment, and expanding defense cooperation with other nations.

Ganjar Pranowo focused on achieving peace and security for all Indonesians. He highlighted the importance of fostering public well-being and strengthening international cooperation on security matters.

Panel Questions:

The panel posed thought-provoking questions to the candidates, including:

  • How will you strengthen the TNI and Polri?
  • What are your plans for increasing the defense budget?
  • How will you enhance defense cooperation with other nations?
  • What steps will you take to ensure peace and security in Indonesia?


Analysts praised the second debate for its well-structured format and engaging discourse. All three candidates appeared prepared and delivered confident responses to the panel’s questions.

Several key points emerged from the debate. Firstly, Anies Baswedan stressed the importance of developing a domestic defense industry. Secondly, Prabowo Subianto advocated for raising the defense budget to 2% of GDP. Thirdly, Ganjar Pranowo called for closer collaboration between the TNI, Polri, and the Indonesian community.

Overall, the second presidential debate provided valuable insights for voters as they approach the 2024 elections. Understanding the candidates’ positions on these critical issues can help them make informed decisions about the future of Indonesia.

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