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Governor of Jakarta wins Indonesian elections but is likely to face challenge in court

Joko Widodo, the governor of Jakarta, has been declared the winner of Indonesia’s presidential election. The loser, Prabowo Subianto, a former army general, has said he’ll appeal the decision to the country’s highest court. He claims there was widespread fraud. Ted Fishman, author of China Inc. and Shock of Gray, joins us to talk about the election results. (Indonesian presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto gestures during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim))

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