Indonesia's Wahid Gets Off To A Flying Start

The President is sidelining the army and reassuring investors

Indonesia's new President, Islamic cleric Abdurrahman Wahid, may have such poor eyesight that his daughter has to lead him through the corridors of the presidential palace. But being virtually blind with a history of strokes has not kept Wahid from having a vision for his government based on compromise and a swift move away from corruption.

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