02 January 2021
Indonesia Potentially Set To Take On China And Claim Leadership Of ‘Moderate’ Islam – Analysis
Dr James M. Dorsey, Senior Fellow at RSIS, wrote in an opinion piece about how Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s recent cabinet reshuffle suggests that Indonesia may adopt a more critical attitude towards China and reinforce government support for efforts by Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), the world’s largest Muslim movement, to reform Islam. This could position the Southeast Asian state as a key player in a battle with Middle Eastern rivals for the soul of Islam, he wrote.
RSIS / Online
Last updated on 06/05/2021