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PacNet #4 – A Yellow Light for Indonesia

For six years the administration of George W. Bush has nurtured a restored relationship with Indonesia. The U.S. views Indonesia as a key partner of the United States in dealing with the immediate concerns of counter-terrorism. Perhaps even more important for the U.S. will be Indonesia’s role in shaping the longer term architecture for a stable and peaceful Southeast Asian region in which the U. S. will be a full participant.