INDONESIA: Listen Politely

Four months ago President Sukarno proclaimed his konsepsi for Indonesia's chaos: "guided democracy." Just what is "guided democracy"? Fortnight ago Sukarno made it all too clear: "The people have to be organized, guided and taught from above. When I was in the Chinese People's Republic, I was deeply impressed by the stupendous reconstruction work being done. Why? Because the Chinese people take an active part, with love and earnestness. This is also true of Russia. We. too, can do the same thing."

To Indonesia's Communists this was indeed a fine konsepsi ("We stress our support," said Comrmmist Boss D. N....

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