The military during the pre-reform period: the development of Dwifungsi - a re-categorization; the military - a spoiler, critical supporter and political tool. Towards the new paradigm of ABRI: the fall of Soeharto - contributing and triggering factors; anti-Habibie and anti-Dwingfungsi movements; the new paradigm of ABRI. The military in the new democratic regime - the political contestations: the rise of Abdurrahman Wahid; the changing role of the military in socio-political affairs. The military in the new democratic regime - the economic contestations: the institutional business of the military; the non-institutional business of the military. Future role of the military: the military role in the fall of Abdurrahman Wahid; the rise of Megawati Soekarnoputri - back to the past?; the new challenge from the younger generation of the military.