Regions / Indonesia
A new statue of Barack Obama in Jakarta is the focus of protest.
Hillary Clinton had nothing but praise for Indonesia on her recent visit. Somehow she missed genocide, religious intolerance, and a growing split between rich and poor.
By restricting military assistance to Indonesia, President Obama can do the most for human rights in the world's largest Muslim-majority country.
Jakarta wants weapons. Lots of them. And the United States is happy to oblige.
Where will the Bali roadmap take us?
The United States has a long history of complicity in Indonesia's human rights abuses. As columnist Conn Hallinan explains, the Bush administration is unfortunately upholding that tradition.
Indonesias military buildup and East Timor-style militia activities threaten to destabilize Papua and the region.
Since Indonesias invasion of East Timor in 1975, the U.S. has supplied the Indonesian army with more than $1 billion in arms.
The Bush administration heralds Indonesia as the world’s largest Muslim democracy and a crucial ally in the war on terrorism.
As the full extent of the destruction and death the tsunami wrought in South Asia becomes clear, significant aid pledges are finally pouring in.