Indonesian Islam: Neither White Knight nor Damsel in Distress

by Benjamin Nathan

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 354

Publisher: Washington, DC: East-West Center
Publication Date: September 22, 2016
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Benjamin Nathan, former researcher at the East-West Center in Washington, explains that “The same factors that limit the usefulness of Indonesian Islam as a counterweight to extremist groups in the Middle East apply with equal strength to attempts by extremist groups in the Middle East to make inroads in Indonesia.”

The views expressed in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the East-West Center or any organization with which the author is affiliated.