July 10, 2014

Pay Attention to Indonesia's Election

Joshua Keating, Slate

The Associated Press

Indonesia, which held a closely fought presidential election, doesn’t get all that much coverage here compared with China and India, which is unfortunate. It’s the world’s third-largest democracy, after the United States and India, home to one-fifth of the world’s Muslims, and on track to becoming one of the world’s largest economies, though one with a widening gap between rich and poor. 

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TAGGED: Prabowo Subianto, Joko Widodo, Indonesia


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