Stories About ‘Sukarno’

The following stories talk about the subject ‘Sukarno’.

Triumph of History

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011, by . 15 Comments

On the date of today, in 1962, then President Sukarno gave his yearly Independence Day speech of which the English version received that year the title ‘A Year of Triumph’. The then very recent New York or Bunker Agreement between Indonesia and the Netherlands in which Papua was, under certain conditions, handed over to Indonesia explains the title.


Indonesia’s Claims to Papua

Saturday, October 30th, 2010, by . 100 Comments

The tangled logic of the state of Indonesia’s assertion of sovereignity over western Papua.


Raymond Westerling

Friday, May 21st, 2010, by . 59 Comments

Captain Westerling, hero against Javanese imperialism or villain of its Dutch counterpart.


Adam Malik

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008, by . 11 Comments

Adam MalikAdam Malik, former vice president in the Soeharto era, is accused of having been an American CIA agent.


Political Ads, PKS

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008, by . 11 Comments

PKSJustice Party political ads on television, how the PKS is approaching the 2009 election.


Political Campaign Posters & Slogans

Saturday, July 26th, 2008, by . 7 Comments

Results for the East Java election and photos of some campaign banners, posters and slogans for each team.


Classic Literature Reading Lists

Monday, May 5th, 2008, by . 14 Comments

Spew says Indonesians are being denied much of the country’s greatest literature, for political reasons.


Literature Commissar

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008, by . 57 Comments

Ross sees the young Pramoedya Ananta Toer as a bullying commissar of literature.


Communist Victory

Monday, February 4th, 2008, by . 32 Comments

What if the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) had taken over in 1965.


Anti Communist Massacres

Friday, January 25th, 2008, by . 69 Comments

The nature of the massacres of 1965-66.


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