Greg Sheridan, Foreign editor
The Australian October 11, 2011
WHAT is the single greatest failing of Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono?
Ismail Yusanto, the public face of Islamist organisation Hizb-ut-Tahrir in Jakarta, tells me: "The government of Indonesia works on a secular system. In terms of politics, economics and society, a secular system will always produce many, many problems. We are not dissatisfied with the government because of its corruption and low performance but because of the secular system itself.
"The people and the government should implement sharia. It will bring our state to a much better condition.
"Look at what's happening in Europe and other Western countries. We believe Indonesia will also face problems of economic turmoil because of the capitalist system. So we want sharia law to be the basis of economic and social life.
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