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Pentagon Eyes Expanded Counterterror Cooperation with Indonesia

The Pentagon is looking to boost counterterrorism cooperation with an elite Indonesian special forces group, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday during a visit to Jakarta. The special forces unit, known as Kopassus, has been accused of a range of human rights abuses, including killings and torture, mostly in the 1990s.  Mattis says the group has since reformed. "That was upwards of 20 years ago, and we'll look at it since then," Mattis said after meeting...

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