Straight from the "horse's mouth" Our leader talks during his last Asian visit. "America is following a new strategy," he said. "We are not waiting for further attacks. We are striking our enemies before they can strike us again." "At the same time, it's very important not to allow a few killers to define Indonesia," he said, adding that he would tell President Megawati Sukarnoputri that "there needs to be a focused, concerted effort to bring people to justice." Some Asian diplomats have expressed concern in recent days that Mr. Bush's affinity for direct language and his determination to turn an economic policy meeting in Thailand into a forum on security issues could backfire, highlighting the president's public image in the region as a leader who is intent on expanding American influence, by military means if necessary. http://www.nytimes.com/auth/login?U...com/2003/10/17/international/asia/17PREX.html Of course it doesn't hurt that indonesia is another oil producer and OPEC member.