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Anti-U.S. protests were held in several cities, with some Islamic hard-liners setting tires on fire and others throwing shoes at caricatures of
Steps were already being taken to improve relations, she said, announcing at a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Hassan Wirajuda that Peace Corps operations were expected to resume here after a long absence.
Peace Corps volunteers last served in
Indonesia, often held up as a beacon of Islamic democracy and modernity, has personal ties for President Barack Obama, who spent four years here as a child. Among those who turned out at the airport to welcome
"I bring greetings from President Obama, who has himself said and written about the importance of his time here as a young boy,"
Wirajuda agreed, saying, "We have proven here democracy, Islam and modernity can go hand in hand."
Though most of the country's 190 million Muslims practice a moderate form of the faith, public anger ran high over
The militant group Jemaah Islamiyah has carried out a series of suicide bombings targeting Western interests in
Security was tight for
Some protesters sets tires on fire in a city on the capital's outskirts and others screamed "Hillary is terrorist."
She visited the Association of Southeast Asian Nations secretariat on Wednesday, where she signaled
Development, climate change, the Iranian nuclear dispute and the war in
During Clinton's first Asia stop, in Japan, her two days of talks focused mostly on North Korea's belligerent rhetoric and threats of a missile test, and on the global financial crisis. After