Reform of Middle Eastern Militaries: Lessons from Indonesia

By James M. Dorsey | Senior Fellow - S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies - Nanyang Technological University - Singapore | May 14, 2013


"The recent commando raid on a prison by Indonesian special forces provoked renewed debate about the need
to further reform the military and subject it to civilian justice - 15 years after the end of autocratic rule in Jakarta.
This illustrates the difficult road post-revolt nations in the Middle East and North Africa have to travel."