Christians and Muslims in Ambon, Indonesia, have relearned how to live together after a 1999 - 2002 war killed 5,000 people and displaced half a million.
Indonesia has set itself up nicely for fair presidential elections next year, but corruption and party oligarchs threaten the its future.
Heavy metal band Jamrud and a major Indonesian Islamist party throw a gig together. That's one of the smallest changes in Indonesian politics.
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.
The pop-star Lady Gaga and Indonesian churches have both been the recent target of a thuggish group called the Islam Defenders Front.
Indonesia and Egypt are large. They're Muslim. They've thrown off long-standing dictators. These similarities aren't particularly meaningful.
Guest blogger Jason Stearns offers highlights of the period 1993-1996 from a leaked UN draft report that chronicles mass atrocities in the Congo between 1993 and 2003.
The arrest of Indonesia cleric Abu Bakar Bashir highlights the ongoing counterterrorism work of the US-trained Detachment 88. Some groups are concerned over the police unit's alleged use of torture.
A reporter remembers when the last round of terror attacks began in Jakarta. Is another round coming?