Indonesia Takes Over Asean for 2023
Can Jokowi mend the rifts in an organization whose members are going in different directions?
By: B A Hamzah
The soft-spoken Joko Widodo takes on the 2023 chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) as he nears the end of 10 years as Indonesia’s president and with an ambition to make his mark on history. Late last year, palace aides confirmed that he had been quietly angling to take over as secretary general of the United N…
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