The Family Firm

When the end came for Suharto, Indonesia's long-serving President appeared oddly passive. As students and angry mobs took to the streets and soldiers responded...

Suharto: Twilight of the God

The modern-day visitor to the thousand-year-old temple complex of Prambanan in central Java may be surprised by sculptures with a familiar face or, rather, a...

A Lingering Effect

I remember the day president Sukarno died. It was June 21, 1970, and I was in a taxi going from Jakarta's airport into town after completing a tour of the U.S...

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Suharto's Indonesia

A look back at life in the world's fourth-largest country under one of Asia's longest-serving rulers

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