The Private Diary of Geoff Forrester on Indonesia's Turbulent Decade, 1996-2005: Writing History as it Happens

The Private Diary of Geoff Forrester on Indonesia's Turbulent Decade, 1996-2005: Writing History as it Happens

By: Geoff Forrester (author), John Monfries (editor)Hardback

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Chapter 1 - The Fall of the New Order: 'Neither New nor Orderly'; The Lead-up to the Economic Crisis; The May 1998 Disaster - Suharto Falls; Chapter 2 Habibie Succeeds, without Success; Armed Forces' Reputation Damaged; Habibie Seeks to Retain Power; The Crucial MPR Session and Election of Gus Dur; Chapter 3 Gus Dur Fails as President; The Fall of Wiranto; The Bulog Funds Scandal; Gus Dur is Dismissed; Chapter 4 A Sukarno (Megawati) as President Again; Effects on Indonesia of the September 2001 Attacks; Successful Investigation of the Bali Bombing; Megawati Begins to Alienate her Supporters; Chapter 5 The Rise of Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono; Lead-up to the 2004 Elections; The First Round Presidential Election; SBY Elected; Chapter 6 The First Phase of the SBY Presidency; Problems with Parliament; Kalla Captures Golkar; The Aceh Tsunami and the Xenophobes; Chapter 7 The Indonesian Economy; Bad Debts, Budget Woes and Investment Paralysis; The Manulife Case; Chapter 8 Australian-Indonesian Relations; Good Neighbourliness In The Post-Suharto Era; Australia-Indonesia Relations: Facing the New Millennium; How Australia Should Respond to the East Timor Crisis; Developments in the Australia- Indonesia Relationship; Afterword; ANNEX; Confidential Indonesian Government Documents on East Timor; Secret Order by Wiranto of 19 August 1999; Transmigration Department Plans for Handling East Timor Refugees; Public Works Department Plans for Handling East Timor Refugees; Glossary; Personalities List; Bibliography; Index.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773415843
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780773415843
  • ISBN10: 077341584X

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