Without the curbs the treaty imposes, the U.S. may strengthen its military presence in the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific, which would affect the equilibrium in these regions. The unilateral pullouts have contributed to destabilizing the global security situation.
The disasters destroyed infrastructure widely, including over 68,000 houses, religious buildings, and bridges. Roads were badly damaged in many places. The loss was estimated to be about 15.29 trillion rupiah (.011 billion).