Buru Island, once used by Soeharto's New Order regime to house political prisoners, has been swept with gold fever.
Indonesia's Ambon City was racked by communal conflict a decade ago. My drive along the coast today reveals that much has changed.
Indonesia's tradition of stonewalling civilian investigation of military misbehavior could stand in the way of confirming or dispelling the allegations.
Building booms, easy credit, and predictions that it can only get better from here. Shades of 1996.
After a decade-long absence, Monitor reporter Dan Murphy returns to Indonesia determined to avoid the usual journalistic cliches about the nation.
President Obama invited Yityish Aynaw, the first black Israeli to be named Miss Israel, to join him and the prime minister for a meal. Her success is a victory for long marginalized Ethiopian-Israelis.
As he marks his first International Women's Day as America's secretary of State, here are three areas where John Kerry can advance Hillary Rodham Clinton's work over the past four years on behalf of women and girls.