Foreign News: INDONESIA: NATION IN JEOPARDY

OF the 15 countries propelled to independence since the beginning of World War II, none set out with more confident fervor than Indonesia. After 350 years as a colony of the Dutch, one sudden, exuberant transformation made the islands the world's sixth most populous nation (80 million), rich in natural resources, and in national ambition. This month, the young Indonesian Republic begins its sixth year of independence, and the confident fervor is gone. The economy is sick with inflation. Unrest is growing among the 90% Moslem population because of 1) the weakness of...

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