INDONESIA: Not So Sweety-Sweety

Presumably, all was matey, once again between Indonesia's strong-willed President Sukarno and his disenchanted "Veep," Mohammed Hatta. They had been urged back together at an unusual assemblage of 150 top Indonesian leaders—including rebel colonels from the hill—all worried by the political disintegration of their country (TIME, Sept. 23). Basking in the joys of reconciliation, Hatta and Sukarno flew off together to "Indonesia's Arlington Cemetery" in Djokjakarta to purge their souls of rancor at the grave of General Sudirman, military hero of the revolt against the Dutch. For the first time since...

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