Indonesia at a political crossroads

Indonesia faces a political crossroads in its presidential election this April.

Incumbent President Joko Widodo offers the electorate the continued prospects of a confident, cosmopolitan nationalism founded on openness to the world as well as an assiduously cultivated religious pluralism at home.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 04, 2019, with the headline 'Indonesia at a political crossroads'. Subscribe