New Records of Sino-Indonesian Relations, 1965-66

Following up on last night’s blog post on Anies Baswedan’s anti-Chinese inauguration speech, it is useful to observe the contents of some recently declassified U.S. Government documents relating to the anti-communist purge and mass killings in Indonesia in 1965-66. From “Airgram A-373, Joint Weeka No. 46 from U.S. Embassy Jakarta to the U.S. State Department“—classified as “secret” by the U.S. Government until last night—we may read the following:

Source: National Security Archive