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A New Era in US-Indonesia Relations

Pacnet Newsletter, No. 16A., March 2009

Photo Needed Ann Marie Murphy, Ph.D.
School of Diplomacy and International Relations

Hillary Clinton deserves credit for making Indonesia the second country she visited as secretary of State. Indonesia may be the world's fourth most populous country, third largest democracy, and home to the world's largest community of Muslims, but it is also the most important country Americans know virtually nothing about. Clinton's visit sends an early signal to Jakarta that Washington recognizes Indonesia's growing international clout and builds a firm foundation for future cooperation.

 
 

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