Gabby, Talkative Intelligence Chief

Jul 2nd, 2008, in News, by

Syamsir SiregarBIN intelligence chief Syamsir Siregar is accused of having too big a mouth.

Several times of late the head of state intelligence, Badan Intelijen Negara (BIN), Syamsir Siregar, has launched himself, willy nilly or not, into everyday political and police matters, causing some people to worry about the proper role of an intelligence chief.

After several violent demonstrations in Jakarta recently against oil/petrol price hikes by the government Siregar announced to the media that the mastermind of the demos was one Ferry Yuliantono, who at the time was in China, a member of the Komite Bangkit Indonesia (KBI). After returning to Indonesia Ferry was detained by police.

Syamsir Siregar
Talkative Syamsir Siregar.

Jhony Nelson Simandjuntak, of the Human Rights Commission (Komisi Nasional Hak Azasi Manusia, Komnas HAM), complains that BIN is getting too much involved in politics, and the Yuliantono case is proof of it. antara

Earlier Syamsir Siregar had also accused a certain cabinet minister from a certain party of being disloyal to the government of Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, because of his public opposition to the fuel price increase, and even of having provided funds to organise the demonstrations outside the parliament building and at Atma Jaya University on 16th June.

Deputy Rector of the Universitas Paramadina, Yudi Latif, says Syamsir Siregar is making president SBY look weak, as if the president needs the help of the talkative spy boss to maintain discipline in his cabinet, and okezone

Siregar shouldn't be saying things like that in public.


7 Comments on “Gabby, Talkative Intelligence Chief”

  1. avatar Jacko says:

    Inteligence huh? Shouldnt it be suppose to be top secret? Then why would we hear a ton of words from this guy accusing somebody! SBY should fire this guy if he want keep his job next year.

  2. avatar Lairedion says:

    Deputy Rector of the Universitas Paramadina, Yudi Latif, says Syamsir Siregar is making president SBY look weak

    Syamsir Siregar is merely confirming Pak Presiden is weak.

  3. avatar Purba Negoro says:

    Lairedion-
    superb. Your Mjolnir hit the nail first strike.
    Bapak Siregar is a brilliant strategist and asset to Indonesia- best wishes to him and Pak Prawbowo.

    Perhaps they can remove this Western sodomisation via democracy nonsense and return Indonesia once again to its’ stable, prosperous Javanese traditions.

  4. avatar Odinius says:

    BIN has been playing its own game for years

  5. avatar Aditia Soegomo says:

    This guy should learn more about Yoga Soegomo. That is all i can say..

  6. avatar dragonwall says:

    If Yoga had not been paralyze he had excel during Soeharto’s time.

  7. avatar Langit says:

    How to help yours in your activity (BIN), I wanna be the best than you sir.

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