Megawati's Report Card

Leadership Style
Her aloofness and reluctance to speak to the press have fostered an image of a leader who is out of touch. She often appears incapable of selling her ideas or programs

Terrorism
The government passed tough antiterror legislation in the wake of the Bali bombings, but Megawati appears reluctant to crack down on Islamic extremists for fear of alienating the Muslim vote in this election year

Economy
GDP is expected to grow a healthy 4.8% in 2004; stocks have risen; the rupiah and inflation are stable; and the national...