Politics

The Wiranto attack and the ISIS impact

Attacks on senior officials in Indonesia are very rare, though terrorist attacks on police are common. Protection proved to be disturbingly lax – the stabber got right up to the door of Wiranto’s car. The weapon was a knife, not a bomb or a gun.

Book review: Common Enemies

A look at law-enforcement cooperation between Australia and Indonesia… filled with valuable lessons about the value of face-to- face engagement, and deep expertise on bureaucratic systems and political culture.

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