East Java is the second largest province in the country in terms of size of population. The province is also home to members and supporters of the Nadhlatul Ulama (NU), the largest Muslim organization in the country. But more than that, for the sixth President and the Chairman of Democratic Party Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY), East Java is his hometown. This is why controlling the province is of strategic importance to SBY.To subscribe please click here