Web of Terror
AS a former senior figure in the Indonesian Islamic State (NII), Imam Supriyanto had never forgotten his senior, Abdul Rosyid alias Abdul Kholis. Two years ago, Imam visited the home of Kholis in Ciputat, South Tangerang. He used to be my mentor, said Imam in Jakarta last week, referring to Kholis. At that time, Imam had already left the organization two years before. During those two years Imam never…
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A QUESTION was posed by Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P) Chairperson, Megawati Soekarnoputri to Joko Widodo after an hour-long discussion. "So, how is it going to be, Dik Jokowi? Are you ready to face the most bitter political realities?" asked Megawati. On that Sunday afternoon last week, in the guest room of Megawati's residence in Central Jakarta, Jokowi, who sat next to Megawati, replied emphatically, "I am ready to fight for the people and I will not back down.