President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo attended an ifthar gathering with military (TNI) and police personnel at the TNI headquarters in Cilangkap, East Jakarta on Tuesday (June 6). The President gave a speech, in which he announced a substantial increase of performance allowance for military-police personnel and a significant increase of operational allowance for Babinsa officers (the non-commissioned military officers tasked with supervising villages all over the country). This is likely Jokowi’s way of incentivizing the military and the police in the efforts of detecting and countering terrorism.To subscribe please click here