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CIA Front, USAID, “Spreading Democracy”, Gearing Up in Ukraine – Suharto II? | Global Research

USAID has a history of working with the CIA as a front operation to help them spread that special kind of “democracy” read as IMF inspired brutal repression in nations where we have installed brutal dictators in support of our neoliberal economic agenda. 14 more words

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Indonesia remains true to form over French journalists in West Papua

News that two French journalists have been arrested in West Papua should come as no surprise to anyone familiar with the way the Indonesian government traditionally deals with threats to its authority. 417 more words

Pilres 2014 Halaman Baru bagi Indonesia (Presidential election a page turner)

James Giggacher, editor Asia Pacific editor di  the Australian National University’s College of Asia and the Pacific menyoroti makna kemenangan Jokowi dalam Pilpres yang lalu, dan menyebutnya sebagai pemimpin pertama tanpa ikatan dengan politik Orde Baru-nya Suharto dan yang menjanjikan suatu agenda reformasi. Selengkapnya >>


Sore loser in Indonesian presidential elections plays the fraud card

Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe. Today: Everything was going smoothly in the Indonesian elections  until the losing candidate called foul. 785 more words

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'New Order' nostalgia is for a past best left to history

Sixteen years after it suddenly ended, some Indonesians seem to be forgetting what the “New Order” was really like. Nostalgia is not forbidden in a democracy and elected politicians habitually reinvent the past. 3,270 more words