Andrew Mantong

Andrew Wiguna Mantong is a researcher at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Jakarta. He also teaches at the Department of International Relations at the University of Indonesia.

President Donald Trump has taken anti-Muslim prejudice to new levels in the United States. But opposition to Trump in Muslim-majority Indonesia has been strangely muted, especially compared to the criticism directed at his Republican predecessor, George W. Bush. Andrew Mantong explores the reasons why.