A Time Bomb for Our Democracy
There is no pressing reason to establish a TNI Reserve Component. It has the potential to endanger civil democracy.
THE move by the government to recruit 3,000 civilians to become members of the Indonesian Military (TNI) Reserve Component will not only waste state funds during a pandemic. If it goes ahead, the plan by the defense ministry to train 25,000 more civilians as members of the reserve force could become a time bomb that endangers the future of our democracy.
The proposal to establish the Reserve Component did not suddenly ap...
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