What’s next after the bitter Jakarta election? A time to laugh, apparently

by: Harry Febrian this article was first published on  Asian Correspondent  IT’s been weeks since the controversial Jakarta regional election ended with the victory of Anies Baswedan and Sandiaga Uno over the incumbent Basuki “Ahok” Tjahaja Purnama and Djarot Saiful Hidayat. While the contestation left a bitter scar to the fabric of Indonesian society—that probably […]

Indonesia’s Small Acts of Defiance Can be Big Blow for IS

by: Harry Febrian this article was first published in The Jakarta Post Everybody was shocked by the attack in Jakarta on Jan. 14 that resulted in the deaths of eight people, including the alleged perpetrators, and dozens injured. Suddenly, Jakarta became the center of the world’s attention. Terrorism is complicated and sometimes hard to define. Jeffrey […]