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Indonesia elected former military officer with autocratic streak [Video]

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Australia must navigate the hardline tendencies of its new president-elect, Prabowo Subianto, a former military officer with a chequered human rights record, writes Duncan Graham.

O Judgment ! Thou art fled to brutish beasts, and men have lost their reason.

 William Shakespeare

TO LEAD THEIR nation for the next five years, Indonesians have picked a sinister military autocrat with a hideous past masquerading as a comic character.

 Through a series of cuddly cartoons, untested promises and silly claims electors were seduced into believing Prabowo Subianto, 72, a cashiered general with a dirty history was really a gemoy, an adorable and funny guy, fit and proper to run the world’s fourth-largest nation.

Though the two failed candidates (an academic and an administrator) plus 48 civil society watchdogs have alleged malfeasance, overall the 14 February electoral process seems likely to withstand challenges.

The campaign had buckets of ballyhoo and thimbles of quality. The …

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