Lt Gen (Ret) Agus Widjojo

Lt Gen (Ret) Agus Widjojo is the governor of Indonesia’s National Resilience Institute and a member of Strategic Review’s advisory board. This essay, the second in a two-part series, was adapted from an interview with the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies-Yusof Ishak Institute.

Articles by Lt Gen (Ret) Agus Widjojo

Military reform: Is Indonesia’s enemy outside or within?

Military reform: Is Indonesia’s enemy outside or within?

The forgotten hero of Indonesia’s democratic transition? Military reform

The forgotten hero of Indonesia’s democratic transition?...

The country’s move toward democracy was steered by civilian politicians, but its success hinged on what the Armed Forces did – and...