Keeping the Generals Out of Politics
Monday, 28 November 2022
Negotiations among the elite characterize the process of selecting the TNI commander. The neutrality of the military is at stake.
AS the defense force of the nation, the Indonesian Military (TNI) must be loyal to the Constitution. Therefore, it is only right that prospective TNI commanders are generals who are able to protect the Constitution. The loyalty of the TNI commander is to the state, not to the government of the day, yet alone political parties.
President Jokowi Widodo is to propose Navy Chief of Staff Adm. Yudo Margono as TNI commander to the House of Representat...
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