The Cop

Even now, with the majority of the Bali bombers behind bars, with the Indonesian President's medal of honor in his keeping, with Kuta's tourist strip beginning to show signs of life, General I Made Mangku Pastika is unable to declare what his bosses in Jakarta desperately want to hear: that Bali is safe again. Instead, Indonesia's top cop wearily slumps into the leather sofa in his office in Denpasar's police headquarters and warns that despite a dramatic tightening of security, the island remains a "soft target"—more so, in fact, than at any time in the past 12...

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