Indonesia’s Jokowi Suddenly in Politica…

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is suddenly finding his presidency in danger from several directions, in a troubling coda to his triumphant April re-election, in which he swamped his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, by a 55.5 to 44.5 percent margin. The 58-year old Jokowi, as he is known, is expected to name his second-term cabinet on October 20. But he is finding himself isolated even among his own followers, with Megawati Sukarnoputri, the head of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle, or PDI-P, to which he nominally belongs, serving notice

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