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Eye on re-election, Widodo plays the Islam card

In a country with the world’s largest Muslim population of over 228 million adherents, it might seem odd that Indonesian President Joko Widodo is worried about the Islamic vote at next April’s simultaneous presidential and legislative elections. But his controversial choice of aging conservative cleric Ma’ruf Amin as his 2019 running mate is a clear […]

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