How Damaging Is the Cancellation of Obama’s Trip?

FAR EAST CORRESPONDENT — Delegates to the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (“APEC”) CEO summit October 5-7 on Indonesia’s island of Bali aren’t likely to hear about Eko Mardi Santoso. Unidentified machete-wielding attackers murdered the 45-year-old Santoso on September 11 in what police suspect was a violent spillover of a long-simmering dispute between two Muslim communities in East Java’s Jember regency.

Read  more from Joshua Kurlantzick in The Diplomat.

 

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