INDONESIA: Children of the East

In a strange, remote country, a cabinet falls. The name of the departing Premier is Wilopo. Who ever heard of him before? Yet the country in question owes its existence largely to the U.S., and the issue which brought in Premier Wilopo last year was a sporing of that Communist-cultured world growth: anti-Americanism.

The soft green islands of Indonesia, lifting their distant volcanoes against flashing thunderheads, lie melancholy and mysterious in the warm blue seas between the continents of Asia and Australia. U.S. and allied military forces swept through these islands in a few months of World War II, liberating them...

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