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Baswedan surge alarms Indonesia’s ruling elite

JAKARTA – Unproven allegations of corruption and election irregularities leveled against recently-retired Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan suggest a gathering tide of concern in Indonesia’s nationalist camp over recent polls showing the Islamist-backed candidate making substantial gains in the 2024 presidential race. A December 1 survey by Indikator Politik, for example, saw him trailing front-runner Ganjar […]