Stories About ‘Politics & Politicians’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Politics & Politicians’.

2004 Election Results

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006, by . No Comments

The election results for the 2004 parliamentary and presidential elections.

Youth Political & Religious Affiliation

Monday, February 6th, 2006, by . 12 Comments

A study of youth political & religious affiliation.

Indonesia Security Risk Upgraded

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006, by . No Comments

The 2006 Political & Economic Risk Map for Indonesia.

Pogroms in East Java 1965-66

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006, by . 7 Comments

The nature of the 1965-66 pogroms in Indonesia as they occurred in East Java province.

Sidney Jones on Jemaah Islamiyah

Thursday, January 5th, 2006, by . 13 Comments

Sidney Jones speaks on Jemaah Islamiyah.

Moderate Islam in Indonesia

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006, by . 10 Comments

Mohamad Abdun Nasir, a lecturer and researcher in the Mediation Center at the State Institute for Islamic Studies (IAIN) in Mataram, Lombok, writes in the Jakarta Post (I would link to the article but Jakarta Post pages go awol after two days) about moderate Islam in Indonesia. He first posits two dangers, radicalism on the one hand, and liberalism on the other.

Muslim Radicalism in 2005

Thursday, December 29th, 2005, by . 3 Comments

The Indonesian state and political system is a peculiar compromise between secularism and Islamism. The two are often in conflict, naturally, and it is often not clear which one has the upper hand at any particular time. While attempts by Islamist political parties to enforce sharia law consistently fail to win support at the national level, other, more localised forms of Islamism, or creeping Islamicisation as we like to call it, have gained ground in 2005.

Indonesian Democracy and Islam

Tuesday, December 27th, 2005, by . 6 Comments

According to the Freedom House annual report on democracy in the world there exists one democracy in the middle east. Despite the regular attacks and hatred that this lonely democracy in a sea of Muslim terror and repression attracts from many in the West Israel remains the only bright spot on an otherwise darkly painted canvas.

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