Category Archives: Military

Chaos Theory

The events surrounding the PKI’s attempted coup and the subsequent Suharto-led bloodbath are re-examined. Pretext For Mass Murder: The September 30th Movement & Suharto’s Coup D’Etat in Indonesia Author: John T. Roosa Pub: University of Wisconsin Press According to The … Continue reading

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Top academic supported militarism

History in Uniform: Military Ideology and the Construction of Indonesia’s Past (Southeast Asia Publications Series) Katherine McGregor National University of Singapore Press 2007 An Australian academic’s book about Indonesia’s military reveals the alleged role of a leading academic and university … Continue reading

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What constitutes a war crime?

As the United Nations Human Rights Commissioner, the straight-talking Mary Robinson, goes about her work of evaluating any evidence of war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in East Timor it is reasonable to ask just what such crimes they … Continue reading

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