Q&A: 'We Want to Harness the Forces of Moderation.'

The dress code was local batik when Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono talked with TIME's Hannah Beech and Jason Tedjasukmana. Excerpts from their Nov. 2 conversation:

Nine days after you were re-elected, fatal bomb attacks struck two Jakarta hotels. How concerned are you about a resurgence of terror?
Since 9/11, there have been connections established between radical Islamic cells in the Middle East, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. We want to cut the links, harness the forces of moderation in Indonesia and intensify international cooperation to combat extremism. The world...

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