Civil-Military Relations In Indonesia: Reformasi and Beyond, Occasional Paper #4
Callahan, Mary P.
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During the months of economic hardship, riots, rapes, disappearances, military schemes, and peaceful protests that led to the resignation of Suharto from his three-decade presidency of Indonesia, opposition groups coalesced around the primary theme of “reformasi” (reform) and a singular goal of dethroning the dictator. On May 21, 1998, the latter goal was accomplished when Suharto ceded power to his hand-picked vice president, B.J. Habibie.
Occasional Paper #4