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RI needs no ‘strongman’

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, December 11 2012 | 10:30 am

PREMIUM A senior minister has stated that the country did not need a strongman president because such a person would tend to prioritize his own interests ahead of people’s needs.

Coordinating Political, Legal and Security Affairs Minister Djoko Suyanto added that a dominating leader would see his economic and political policies become isolated from the mainstream of public opinion.