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Widodo appoints Gen Perkasa as new Army chief of staff

The appointment of Army Strategic Reserve (Kostrad) commander General Andika Perkasa as the new chief of staff of the 300,000-strong Indonesian Army, four months out from the April 2019 elections, has been greeted with little surprise. Gen Perkasa is a previous head of Joko Widodo’s Presidential Security Force and the son-in-law of Abdullah Mahmud Hendropriyono, […]