Democratic governance; reform and evolution -- Economic progress and vulnerabilities --Social and religious trends --International posture and engagement with Australia.
" Seeing Indonesia as a normal country involves recognising just how much progress it has achieved since the fall of Soeharto, while maintaining a clear-eyed realism about whats likely to be possible. The current pace of internal progress and depth of receptiveness to international engagement may well be as good as it gets for some time. Australia needs to be conscious of this is as it seeks to refine its bilateral engagement with Indonesia."--p. 3.
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