WBEZ | Suharto http://www.wbez.org/tags/suharto Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Egyptian revolution reminiscent of the fall of Indonesia's Suharto http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-02-14/egyptian-revolution-reminiscent-fall-indonesias-suharto-82321 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/Suharto_resigns.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The Egyptian Revolution has people, including President Obama, scrambling for comparisons.</p><p>One often-cited case is Indonesia. Like former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, Indonesia's strongman, Suharto, was backed by the U.S. government and overthrown by popular protests.&nbsp;</p><p>We discuss what Indonesia's transition to democracy tells us about Egypt with <a href="http://www.polisci.northwestern.edu/people/winters.html" target="_blank">Jeffrey Winters</a>, a professor of political economy at Northwestern University and <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jeffrey-winters" target="_blank">blogger</a> for the Huffington Post.<br />&nbsp;</p></p> Mon, 14 Feb 2011 18:43:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-02-14/egyptian-revolution-reminiscent-fall-indonesias-suharto-82321