Aug 13, 2022 Last Updated 8:00 AM, Aug 9, 2022

Politics

Ideas man

Herb Feith's search for better mental road maps to a complex Indonesia

Bush, Osama and the planet

Bill Liddle and Herb Feith

The first volunteer

Herb Feith, who began it all 50 years ago, inspires a new volunteer

Australians volunteer

The history of Australian Volunteers International begins in Indonesia

Waiting for peace in Poso

Why has this Muslim-Christian conflict continued for three years?

Aceh negotiation ups and downs

Mar 1998 - Acehnese students join anti-Suharto protests by highlighting military abuses in Aceh

Between war and peace

An insider speaks about peace negotiations on Aceh

We are all one

How custom overcame religious rivalry in Southeast Maluku

BP and the Tangguh test

A multi-billion dollar gas project in a remote Papuan bay needs scrutiny

The life and death of Theys Eluay

The murdered Papuan leader was an ambiguous figure

Indonesia - US military ties

September 11th and after

In this issue

Viva Timor Lorosae!

Witness denied

Australian media responses to the Indonesian killings of 1965-66

Combat zone

Aceh is the military's stepping stone back to power

Is Indonesia a terrorist base?

The gulf between rhetoric and evidence is wide

The Oecussi-Ambeno enclave

What does the future hold for this neglected territory?

Claiming justice amid the ruins

A remarkable grass-roots reconciliation meeting in Ainaro

One less place to hide

US courts bring down judgments against two Indonesian generals

The Indonesian who joined Falintil

Why did Nasir join the guerrillas?

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