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Jokowi and political rivalries ahead of 2019 election

Jakarta | Wed, November 29, 2017 | 08:26 am
Jokowi and political rivalries ahead of 2019 election Strongest competitor: President Joko (Courtesy of the Presidential Office/Agus Suparto)

PREMIUM With the presidential election less than one-and-ahalf years away the electoral battle has already begun. Political party machines are gearing up, opinion wars are escalating and powerful elites are exploring possible alliances through ever intensifying political communication. Using terms coined by James P. Carse in Finite and Infinite Games ( 1987 ), elections can be seen as “finite&rdq...

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