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Sep 24

The 2004 Indonesian Presidential Election: An Assessment

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Van Andel Center

Indonesians went back to the polls on September 20 to choose their first directly elected President. Former Chief Security Minister Yudhoyono defeated current Indonesia President Megawati in the election to determine who will lead one of the world's most populous nations.

Please join us to hear five prominent Indonesian experts, led by former Indonesian Foreign Minister Ali Alatas, explain the results of this historic election and the implications for the future of democracy in Indonesia and relations with the United States.

More About the Speakers

Ali Alatas
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia

Yuli Ismartono
Executive Editor (English Edition), TEMPO

Eugene Keith Galbraith
President Commissioner, Bank Central Asia

Fu'ad Jabali
Lecturer, Graduate Studies, State Islamic University (UIN), Indonesia

Yoost Mengko
Retired Rear Admiral, Indonesian Navy

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Harvey Feldman Harvey Feldman

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