Democracy and the Legitimacy of Indonesia’s Counter-terrorism Policy

by Abubakar Eby Hara

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 353

Publisher: Washington, DC: East-West Center
Publication Date: September 20, 2016
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Abubakar Eby Hara, Asia Studies Visiting Fellow at the East-West Center in Washington, explains that “Indonesia demonstrates that in battling terrorism democracy and serious efforts to gain legitimacy from the people before taking action are still necessary as part of a grand narrative to counter ISIL.”

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