Indonesia: Jungle Weariness

For more than three years, almost unnoticed, and with dwindling success, the men who launched the "Colonels' Revolt" in 1958 have held out in Indonesia's remote jungles. But last week the revolt finally spluttered to virtual extinction. While President Sukarno preened himself among his neutralist peers in Belgrade, out of the jungle of northern Sumatra marched Rebel "Premier" Sjafruddin Prawiranegra to give up the fight. Surrendering with him were 34 other top officials of the rebel government.

The revolt had got off to a promising start. It was led by some of the nation's ablest officials, who had been driven...

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