Henry Kissinger and the Murder of Timor-Leste
By Klas Lundström
Few Timorese would have welcomed the late diplomat with open arms. Fewer still will be sad to see him gone.
Suharto’s Shadow Still Lingers in Indonesian Museums
By Michael G. Vann
“New Order” history is a sensitive topic as Indonesia’s presidential election approaches.
Indonesia's Neverending Freeport-McMoRan Saga
By Nithin Coca
The 50-year relationship between Indonesia and its largest taxpayer comes under scrutiny.
Indonesia at 71: Ups and Downs of a Democratic Giant
By Max Walden
As Indonesia celebrates its independence, it is worth considering where it has been and where it is going.
Indonesia and Philippines Confront Ghosts of Dictators Past
By Mong Palatino
Domestic debates about Suharto and Marcos reflect lingering divides about their legacies.
By Justin McDonnell
The Diplomat’s Justin McDonnell spoke with Joshua Oppenheimer, the director of the acclaimed documentary The Act of Killing, a film that looks at the genocide in Indonesia in 1965-66, largely through the eyes of the perpetrators.