ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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INDONESIA-The Debris of Army Rule

INDONESIA The Debris of Army Rule Harish Chandola THE storm which broke out in Indonesia last month over the visit of the Japanese Prime Minister to Jakarta was not directed only against the economic domination of the Japanese but also against the policies of the Indonesian government which the students and others felt was making Indonesia more and more open to Western and Japanese exploitation. It so happened that the Japanese became the most visible and accessible targets during Tanaka's visit, more accessible than the high Indonesian officials, who were widely suspected of being the instruments of the foreign powers in robbing Indonesia of its natural resources in the name of developing it, but who were protected against direct attack by their coercive strength.

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