Michael Vatikiotis

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Indonesia election: in Prabowo versus Widodo, it’s Islamic statehood versus tolerance

The story of Indonesia’s 2019 election is one of two countries. In one, an aspiring, urban middle class frets about the erosion of diversity; in the other, rural conservative Muslims aspire to a caliphate.

12 Apr 2019 - 9:47PM

The story of Indonesia’s 2019 election is one of two countries. In one, an aspiring, urban middle class frets about the erosion of diversity; in the other, rural conservative Muslims aspire to a caliphate.

Indonesia election: in Prabowo versus Widodo, it’s Islamic statehood versus tolerance
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