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High drama in the Democratic Party

  • M Alfan Alfian

Jakarta | Thu, February 14 2013 | 10:41 am

PREMIUM Can Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono save the beleaguered Democratic Party? The question follows Yudhoyono’s takeover of power from embattled party chairman Anas Urbaningrum. Under the pretext of weeding out corrupt members, Yudhoyono has taken a tough measure considered undemocratic.

The move to save the Democratic Party amounts to the centralization of power in the hands of Yudhoyono, the part...