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Wall Street Journal Asia reviews new book from Robin Bush

October 14, 2009

“Today, Nahdlatul Ulama, with some 40 million followers, has the distinction of being the largest Islamic group in the world’s most populous Muslim-majority country—Indonesia…. To understand why, look no further than Robin Bush’s new book, Nahdlatul Ulama and the Struggle for Power within Islam and Politics in Indonesia,” reads a Wall Street Journal review of The Asia Foundation’s Country Representative in Indonesia and expert on Islam, politics, and development Robin Bush‘s latest book. Read the full review, “The Battle for Indonesian Islam.”

Related locations: Indonesia
Related programs: International Cooperation, Strengthen Governance


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