Lt. Gen. (ret) Prabowo Subianto, the chairman of the largest opposition party Gerindra, confirmed that Gerindra will get two positions in the cabinet for joining the ruling coalition. On top of that, Prabowo, who was President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s rival in the 2014 and 2019 presidential election, said that he’d become minister of defense. While some may be upset by the news, this is a litmus test for Prabowo. His performance as minister could affect his electability in 2024.

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