Suharto and his generals Indonesian military politics, 1975-1983 by Jenkins, David

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Published by Cornell Modern Indonesia Project, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Indonesia

Subjects:

  • Soeharto, 1921-,
  • Generals -- Indonesia -- Political activity,
  • Indonesia -- Politics and government -- 1966-1998,
  • Indonesia -- Armed Forces -- Political activity

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementDavid Jenkins.
SeriesMonograph series / Cornell Modern Indonesia Project, Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University ;, publication no. 64, Monograph series (Cornell University. Modern Indonesia Project) ;, publication no. 64.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS644.4 .J46 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 280 p., [6] p. of plates :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2594724M
ISBN 100877630305
LC Control Number85148932

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Hamish McDonald, a journalist with wide experience in Asia, wrote in his book “Suharto’s Indonesia” that General Suharto later dispatched Col. Sarwo Edhi Wibowo with a force of commandos “to Author: Marilyn Berger.

But it is also possible that the Islamists, the generals, and the holdovers of the Suharto regime will succeed in quashing any new debate.

If that is so, then the public-interest effort to bring to light this bloody episode in Indonesia’s past will serve simply as ammunition for the enemies of the country’s hard-won but precarious democracy.

Soon after Suharto’s resignation, then-Attorney General Soedjono examined the books of the four largest yayasan. What he found was unsettling.

“These foundations were set up to deliver social services,” he says, “but Suharto had distributed the money to his children and friends.”.

Early life. Tommy was born in Jakarta on 15 Julythe fifth child of Major-General Suharto and Siti Hartinah, better known as Ibu (Mrs) Tien. His siblings are Siti Hardiyanti Astuti 'Tutut' Rukmana, Sigit Harjojudanto, Bambang Trihatmodjo, Siti 'Titiek' Hediati and Siti Hutami 'Mamiek' Endang Adiningsih.

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1 Format: Paperback. Sukarno was the leader of the Indonesian struggle for independence from the Dutch was a prominent leader of Indonesia's nationalist movement during the Dutch colonial period and spent over a decade under Dutch detention until released by the invading Japanese forces in World War o and his fellow nationalists collaborated to garner support for the Alma mater: Bandung Institute of Technology.

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General Suharto (both men, like many Indonesians, are known by only one name) overthrew him in a blood-soaked coup incovertly aided and.

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After the tumultuous Asian financial crisis sparked Suharto's fall and a backlash against the strongman's cronies, Anthony staved off the. General Suharto – the second president, architect of the military crackdown of and of the dictatorial New Order that ruled Indonesia between and – accused the Indonesian Author: Julia Lovell.

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A full length and semi-official biography is available: O. Roeder, The Smiling General (). Agus Widjoyo (Lieutenant General – retired) would become a leading light of the ‘Class of ’ and is the intellectual director of this book. The book is well-structured and well-written.

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General Prabowo, who is married to Mr. Suharto's second daughter, reacted furiously, and Mr. Habibie said the general accosted him at his home, forcing Mr.

Habibie to take shelter for the night in. Suharto gained his biggest reward for destroying the Indonesian left when he invaded East Timor in Decemberonly a day after the US president, Gerald Ford, and his secretary of state, Henry.

Suharto, (born June 8,Kemusu Argamulja, Java, Dutch East Indies [now Indonesia]—died Jan. 27,Jakarta, Indon.), army officer and political leader who was president of Indonesia from to His three decades of uninterrupted rule gave Indonesia much-needed political stability and sustained economic growth, but his authoritarian regime finally fell victim to an.

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In one of the key generals was Prabowo, son of former Finance Minister Dr. Sumitro Djojohadikusumo who may have once worked with the British.

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Suharto's six children, other relatives and his business friends were granted state monopolies over commodity sales, exclusive supply contracts and special tax : Donald Greenlees.Although his picture is now banned from public display, it is on the walls of many homes still, particularly in central Java, his old political stronghold.

Even General Suharto's parents-in-law.

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