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)
Former Indonesian president Suharto, seen here with his US counterpart Bill Clinton at an APEC meeting in 1997, right, is thought to have been one of the most corrupt leaders in recent history. Photo: AFP / Joyce Naltchayan
Former Indonesian president Suharto, seen here with his US counterpart Bill Clinton at an APEC meeting in 1997, right, is thought to have been one of the most corrupt leaders in recent history. Photo: AFP / Joyce Naltchayan
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