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Prabowo Subianto

What Jokowi Can Learn From Obama

Stanley Weiss | Posted 10.08.2014 | World
Stanley Weiss

While candidates who run as outsiders are often reluctant to welcome insiders, the kind of systemic change that Jokowi aspires to requires an understanding of the current system.

The Betrayal at the Heart of Prabowo's Challenge

Stanley Weiss | Posted 09.27.2014 | World
Stanley Weiss

It's time for him to go to work in Parliament, lead the opposition, and prove to the electorate that he is every bit the thoughtful, experienced, and deeply idealistic leader that his strongest supporters know him to be -- and that Indonesia needs him to be.

"A Letter From the Kampung"

Stanley Weiss | Posted 07.02.2014 | World
Stanley Weiss

WASHINGTON, DC- Indonesia has been wracked by a string of seismic and volcanic activity of late --including a 6.0 magnitude quake today in the eastern...

Gerindra Pledge to Rural Indonesia: You Won't Be Left Behind

Hashim Djojohadikusumo | Posted 06.07.2014 | World
Hashim Djojohadikusumo

As Indonesians head to the polls on April 9 for our legislative elections, we must not forget the importance of choosing leaders who will work tirelessly for all citizens - not just those in our major urban areas.

"How Prabowo and Gerindra Will Get Indonesia Back on Track"

Hashim Djojohadikusumo | Posted 06.03.2014 | World
Hashim Djojohadikusumo

Continual injustice, inequality and corruption is resulting in a loss of confidence and trust in Indonesia's leaders, institutions, and the government as a whole. This breach of trust and confidence is opening the door for extremists.

Prabowo Could Be Indonesia's Lee Kuan Yew

Stanley Weiss | Posted 11.16.2013 | World
Stanley Weiss

BALI, Indonesia--If public graft were a symphony, Djoko Susilo might be its Mozart. On a salary of $1,000 a month, the former head of Indonesia's pol...

Indonesian Politics: Where's the Party?

Rio Helmi | Posted 10.02.2012 | World
Rio Helmi

Though many individual Indonesian voters, eager to get the country back on track, may see his decisiveness as their best bet amongst a field of questionable candidates, and are therefore in a forgiving mode, Prabowo needs to remember that he needs the parties to forgive him as well.

The Courage to Jump in Indonesia

Stanley Weiss | Posted 11.12.2012 | World
Stanley Weiss

Five years ago, one of the most respected soldiers in U.S. history died too soon. Wayne Downing was a West Point graduate and four-star general who served two tours in Vietnam and came out of retirement after 9/11 to serve as anti-terrorism advisor to President George W. Bush.