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Indonesia Introduction - 2004
SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Indonesia is the world's largest archipelago; it achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1949. Current issues include: alleviating widespread poverty, preventing terrorism, effecting a transition to a popularly-elected government after four decades of authoritarianism, implementing reforms of the banking sector, addressing charges of cronyism and corruption, holding the military and police accountable for human rights violations, and resolving separatist pressures in Aceh and Papua.
NOTE: The information regarding Indonesia on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Indonesia Introduction 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Indonesia Introduction 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.