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Indonesia's Disaster Politics

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Indonesia’s Disaster Politics

The latest earthquake and tsunami could be a major setback for the country’s democracy.

By Alejandro Quiroz Flores |
A woman cooks beside her tent at a temporary shelter in Palu, Indonesia, on Oct. 9. (Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images) A woman cooks beside her tent at a temporary shelter in Palu, Indonesia, on Oct. 9. (Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

Alejandro Quiroz Flores is a senior lecturer in the Department of Government at the University of Essex.

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