Indonesia in 2008 presented an apparent paradox: despite generally strong political and economic performance indicators, the popularity of President Yudhoyono's government fluctuated wildly. As campaigning for the 2009 elections began, Yudhoyono's solid lead evaporated, although he recovered toward the end of 2008. The opposition, however, remains divided.
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Research Article| February 01 2009
Indonesia in 2008: Yudhoyono's Struggle for Reelection
Asian Survey (2009) 49 (1): 146–155.
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Marcus Mietzner; Indonesia in 2008: Yudhoyono's Struggle for Reelection. Asian Survey 1 February 2009; 49 (1): 146–155. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.1.146
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