All-out War on Java
Two months before the general election, the steps taken by the two presidential candidates into the very heart of their opponent’s defence begs attention.
Several surveys state candidate incumbent Joko Widodo is still leading with a voter difference of some 20 percent compared to his pretender, Prabowo Subianto. Stabbing at his competitor’s heart, Prabowo is making an all-out effort to snatch away Jokowi’s electorate. On the contrary, Jokowi is working hard to either maintain the difference, or leaving his opponent even further behind.
Prabowo since January has moved his command center...