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April 19, 2017

Religion
RTX2RW7Z.jpg The Role of Religion in Indonesian Democracy

Jakob Tobing, Alwi Shihab, Azyumardi Azra, and Amin Abdullah discuss the role of religion in Indonesian democracy. 

October 24, 2014

China
Jeffrey_Fowle_release Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of October 24, 2014

Ashlyn Anderson, Lauren Dickey, Darcie Draudt, Andrew Hill, Will Piekos, and Sharone Tobias look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. North Korea releases U.S. prisoner. On Tuesday, Pyongyang releas…

June 12, 2014

Indonesia
Jokowi_Prabowo Jokowi’s Plans?

Although Indonesian presidential candidate Joko Widodo, or Jokowi, has seen his lead in the polls shrink in the run-up to the July 9 elections, he still remains the overwhelming favorite. Jokowi has …

July 22, 2014

Politics and Government
Jokowi-Indonesia-President Hello, Joko “Jokowi” Widodo: President of Indonesia

Sometimes sure things turn out not to be so sure. Just ask Joko Widodo, who is better known to his fellow Indonesians as “Jokowi.” At the start of 2014 he was expected to win Indonesia’s presidential…

November 8, 2002

Global
Democracies Need More Than Rhetorical Support from the International Community When Their Survival Is at Stake

Full text and an Executive Summary of “Threats to Democracy: Prevention and Response” November 8, 2002 – Democratic governments, international organizations and NGOs have responded poorly and ofte…

February 17, 2011

Democratization
Indonesia’s Lessons for Egypt

Egypt’s post-Mubarak transition parallels Indonesia’s post-Suharto, argues CFR’s Karen Brooks. Indonesia’s example indicates the Muslim Brotherhood should be incorporated into Egyptian politics rathe…

November 8, 2002

Democratization
Threats to Democracy

Democratic governments, international organizations, and nongovernmental organizations have responded poorly and often at cross purposes when democracies are threatened by coups or erosions of the de…

April 19, 2006

Indonesia
Papuan Separatist Conflict Threatening Indonesian Unity, Warns Council Special Report

Recent deadly clashes between Papuans and Indonesian police, protests against an American copper and gold mining company, and Australia’s controversial granting of asylum to a group of Papuan refugee…