How Bill Clinton hastened Suharto’s demise

Declassified 1998 phone transcripts show then US president persuaded Indonesia's long-ruling strongman to take decisions that led to his downfall

Jakarta, August 11, 2018 11:31 AM (UTC+8)
Then United States President Bill Clinton, right, meets with Indonesian President Suharto the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting in Vancouver, Canada in a 1997 file photo. Photo: AFP / Joyce Naltchayan
Then United States President Bill Clinton, right, meets with Indonesian President Suharto the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting in Vancouver, Canada in a 1997 file photo. Photo: AFP / Joyce Naltchayan
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