Donald Emmerson

Director of the South East Asia Forum, Stanford University's Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center

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Senior Fellow at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University, director of its Southeast Asia Forum and affiliated scholar in its Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies; editor of Hard Choices: Security, Democracy, and Regionalism in Southeast Asia

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In Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, two  suicide bombers attacked  the Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotels.

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