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Looking for a Silver Lining in Indonesia's "Black May"

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
May 22, 2018 | 07:00 GMT
In this photograph, police in Indonesia examine a minivan used five men to attack a police headquarters in Pekanbaru, Riau, on May 16, 2018.

Indonesian policemen examine a car used by attackers outside the police headquarter in Pekanbaru, Riau, on May 16, 2018. Four men were shot and killed in the attack that left one officer dead and two injured.

(DEDY SUTISNA/AFP/Getty Images)

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