Unresolved problems in the Indonesian killings of 1965-1966

  title={Unresolved problems in the Indonesian killings of 1965-1966},
  author={Robert Cribb},
  journal={Asian Survey},
  • R. Cribb
  • Published 1 August 2002
  • Political Science
  • Asian Survey
More than a generation separates today’s Indonesians from the world in which the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) was exterminated. Nonetheless, during the last days of President Suharto’s slow fall from power, one of the dire warnings commonly heard was that Indonesia perhaps stood on the brink of a bloodletting similar to that which took place during the six months from October 1965 to March 1966. In fact, the broader political context of 1998 only slightly resembled that of 1965 and no… 
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For a military warning against the encouragement that the PKI might receive from a reopening of the history of 1965-66, see A. Supardi Adiwidjaya <a.supardi@chello.nl>
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