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Suharto

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Suharto

Suharto

Suharto

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Julie McCarthy talks with Noah about today's re-election of Indonesia's aging President Suharto. His re-election was assured, but a growing rift with the International Monetary Fund threatens the future of Indonesia and that of the Suharto government. The IMF has delayed releasing more emergency loans to bail out the Indonesian economy because of indications that Suharto's unwilling to implement financial reforms. As pressure from the IMF increases, so does economic nationalism in Indonesia.