2018_05_22_The Jakarta Post
The Enduring Threat of Islamist Politics in ‘Reformasi’ (Post-Soeharto) Indonesia and its Global Ramifications
JAKARTA, Indonesia: On May 22nd
, 2018, Indonesia’s leading English-language daily, The Jakarta Post
, published a collection of articles that analyzed the progress and prospects for reform in the world’s largest Muslim-majority democracy, twenty years after the fall of Soeharto. Kyai Haji Yahya Cholil Staquf, General Secretary of the Nahdlatul Ulama Supreme Council, contributed an 1,800-word essay
in which he examined the perennial Islamist threat to Indonesia and its roots within Islamic orthodoxy. Continue reading full communiqué with image…
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