More than 400 people have died in massacres and targeted attacks by the dominant ethnic group on the island of Borneo. A panel explains what led to the killings, the limited response of government forces sent in to quell the violence, and prospects for the future of the region.

Guests

  • Rajiv Chandrasekaran Senior Correspondent and Associate Editor at The Washington Post
  • Catharin Dalpino Brookings Institution (no longer at Brookings - try Georgetown University, political science department)
  • Marvin Ott professor, national security strategy, National War College; visiting research scholar at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.

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