Anatomy of the Jakarta Coup, October 1, 1965: The Collusion with China which Destroyed the Army Command, President Sukarno and the Communist Party of Indonesia

Front Cover
Abhinav Publications, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 406 pages
0 Reviews
This Is Volume Describes The Most Serious Threat To The Pluralistic Nature Of The Indonesia Society And Its Secular Government Posed By An Attempt Of The Communist Party Of Indonesia (Pki) To Seize Power On October 1, 1965. While The Army Under General Suharto Thwarted The Attempt, Had The Coup Succeeded There Is No Doubt That An Intensive Class Warfare Would Have Destroyed The Political Parties, Religious Organizations And Entire Social Classes Committed To The Preservation Of The Multifaceted Pluralism In The Country. The Book Deals With The Establishment Of The Biro Chusus By The Chairman Of The Communist Party. D. N. Aidit In 1964, And The Methods Used By Its Director Sjam And His Staff To Penetrate The Armed Forces And Recruit Marshal Omar Dani, General Pranoto, General Supardjo, Colonel Untung, Colonel Latief And A Score Of Other Officers For The Promotion Of The Pki S Objectives.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

From the Publisher
12
Acknowledgements
23
INTRODUCTION
35
Aidit Blames the President for the Defeat
53
The Sources Used and their Credibility
59
The Quest for the Truth
65
THE REVOLUTIONARY OFFENSIVE
75
THE PKI INFILTRATES THE ARMED FORCES
83
13 00
195
16 00
205
12 0020 00
211
20 0001 00
220
23
228
THE AFTERMATH OF THE FAILED COUP
233
The Greatest Whitewash
239
AN AGENT
251

INDONESIA IN CHINAS STRATEGY
93
August 8
99
JuneJuly
105
Sukarno Must First Deliver and Then Go
111
SUKARNO AND THE ARMY ON A COLLISION COURSE
117
THE POLITBIRO AND ITS GRAND DESIGN
125
August 25
131
August 28
139
Aidits Three Options for Removing the President
152
September 30
158
The Military Hospital Jakarta September 30
164
THE PRESIDENT BOLTS OUT OF AIDITS TRAP
167
10 30
175
11 00
182
13 00
188
October 2
259
Defence of the Legal Status of the PKI
268
No Revolutionary Situation Existed in the Country
275
Notes
283
Documents
321
Instructions of September 28 1965
328
Statement of Brigadier General H Sughandi
347
The Communique of the September 30th Movement
353
Order of General Suharto October 1 1965
359
Statement of the Indonesian Air Force October 2 1965
365
Indonesian Claims on Nuclear Capability August 11 1965
372
Bibliography
377
Index
399
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2004)

Victor M. Fic is professor emeritus of political science at Brock University–St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada.

Bibliographic information