India-Indonesia: Live and let live or let die?

Julia Suryakusuma

Author of Julia's Jihad


Jakarta   /  Wed, August 15, 2018  /  04:06 pm

High flyers: President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi fly kites at the National Monument in Jakarta on Wednesday. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)

Do you remember the 1973 James Bond spy movie Live and Let Die, starring Roger Moore whose upwardly mobile eyebrows were more famous than many of his fellow actors? 

The film’s eponymous theme song, written by Paul McCartney,is about a young person who initially feels everyone has the right to do their own thing, but after being exposed to the ways of the world, h...