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A Message From Ashabirin: High Technology And Political Islam In Indonesia

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This chapter explores the reciprocity of high technology development and political Islam in the period of 1990 through 1995. Specifically, it reveals the connection between the Muslim modernist movement and the development of the aircraft industry, both of which were made possible by a dual role played by B.J. Habibie. The main objective of the chapter is to shed light on political implications resulting from the co-existence of modern technology and religion. At the political level, it looks into the emergence of the Muslim modernists in the political structure of Suharto's regime and how it mobilized the Muslim support for Habibie's aircraft projects. The chapter gives a historical account of the New Order's aircraft technology development followed by a brief look at the roots of political Islam in Indonesia back to the early independence era.

Keywords: Ashabirin; B.J. Habibie; high technology; Indonesia; Islam

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