Threat of disintegration

Alan Bradley alanb at
Mon Nov 22 16:58:16 MST 1999

Forwarded by: Ulhas Joglekar
> The Hindu on

> WITHOUT REALISING THE full import of a referendum in the troubled
> province of Aceh, the new Indonesian President, Mr. Abdurrahman Wahid,
> has promised a vote in seven months time.

Without realising?

>From a purely Indonesian perspective, it will be disastrous to let Aceh
> secede in the very first year of a new, democratic Government assuming
> office in Jakarta.

Purely Indonesian bourgeois perspective.

The imperialists don't seem real keen on the idea either.  It's a shame the
main leadership in Aceh are such reactionaries.

Alan Bradley
alanb at

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