#1019 – Greg Poulgrain, Jim DiEugenio

 

  • Book: JFK vs. Allen Dulles: Battleground Indonesia by Greg Poulgrain: PaperbackKindle
  • Book: Economists with Guns by Bradley Simpson: PaperbackHardcoverKindle
  • The US policy in Indonesia changed after Kennedy’s assassination
  • Jim reviews Vincent Bevins’ book The Jakarta Method
  • The American media was supportive of the coup and the new President Suharto
  • Suharto was on the cover of Time magazine (July 15, 1966)
  • 1-2 million people were killed in the years after Suharto became President
  • Marshall Green, US Ambassador to Indonesia in the 1960s
  • Green was the replacement for Howard Jones who was the Ambassador from 1958 to 1965
  • Marshall Green’s library of congress interview: Download PDF (May 12, 1987)
  • Green was one of the top aides of John Foster Dulles
  • The Bandung conference of 1955
  • Allen Pope’s plane “shot-down” over Indonesia
  • Videos: Fletcher Prouty discusses Gary Powers U2 flight: Part 1Part 2
  • Indonesia’s mountain of gold: 15g per tonne
  • Allen Dulles knew of this mine when he was working for Sullivan and Cromwell
  • Allen Dulles represented Rockefeller interests in Indonesia
  • Neither Kennedy nor Sukarno knew about this mountain of gold
  • Book: Who Killed Hammarskjold? by Susan Williams: HardcoverPaperbackKindle
  • Documentary: Cold Case Hammarskjold: Stream on AmazoniTunesDirectvMicrosoftVerizonVudu
  • Operation Celeste and SAIMR = South African Institute of Maritime Research
  • Kennedy’s planned trip to Jakarta in 1964
  • How Konfrontasi began
  • Malaysia was a creation of the British
  • It was supposed to be a confederation of 4-5 other states
  • Sukarno was opposed to it as he looked at it as an extension of British imperialism
  • Sukarno was a nationalist and against European imperialism
  • No US aid to Indonesia under Lyndon Johnson
  • Freeport Sulphur was the first company to sign a contract with Suharto
  • Freeport’s turnover next year is expected to be around 9 Billion USD

 

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