CBS News Correspondent Barry Petersen, who recently returned from Indonesia, reports that Indonesia has been tense for months but Wednesday night it all boiled over as students and bystanders clashed with police.
The students want elections soon and they don't want them to be rigged as in years past. A special meeting at parliament is debating those rules.
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President Clinton is due in Asia next week for a summit with Asian leaders.
Indonesia's turmoil is a grim reminder of how fragile the economies in Asia are and the potential for danger if things get any worse.
Reported By Barry Petersen