Prabowo Subianto, Indonesia’s new Defence Minister. Photo: Reuters

Analysis |
Should China be concerned about Indonesia’s new defence minister, Prabowo Subianto?

  • Prabowo, a former general, was suspected of playing a role in the May 1998 riots that targeted Chinese Indonesians
  • His ambivalence towards China will continue but he cannot turn back the clock on Indonesia’s growing security ties with its neighbour to the north
Topic |   Indonesia
Prabowo Subianto, Indonesia’s new Defence Minister. Photo: Reuters
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