The battle for West Java

As the first commander of the elite Indonesian Special Forces (Kopassus) Detachment 81 anti-terrorism unit in the early 1980s, Luhut Panjaitan became particularly familiar with the dense jungle and rolling tea plantations around the West Java town of Sukabumi, now a three-hour drive south of Jakarta. It was there, in the Gunung Gede Pangrango National […]