Indonesia's Reformasi Under Threat

Earlier this week, news broke that Indonesia's Supreme Court had ruled in favor of a Bakrie group-affiliated mining company embroiled in a Rp1.5 trillion ($160.5 million) tax evasion case with the tax office. Isthis part of, or a result of, the much-speculated "political compromise" that also, if you believe the buzz, forced Sri Mulyani Indrawati out as finance minister and brought in Aburizal Bakrie as the ruling coalition's political coordinator?

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