Indonesia since 1998
(see also Indonesia: Acheh, Indonesia: West Papua, Indonesia: Moluccas, Indonesia: Celebes, Indonesia: Bali, Indonesia: Kalimantan, Indonesia: Women, US & Indonesia & East Timor)
CIA World Factbook. Includes map.
Who Killed Munir? Rich Bowden, Worldpress (12/24/04). Life's work and assassination in 9/04 of Indonesia's leading human right activist, little noticed by world press.
US Underwriting Terrorism? Conn Hallinan, Foreign Policy in Focus [AntiWar.com] (9/18/04).
US Targets Terrorist Hub, Mark Baker, Sydney Morning Herald (10/12/01). Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia identified as regional terrorist hub by US.
Attack Altering Politics Across Southeast Asia, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Washington Post (10/11/01)
Governments are being challenged on their decisions to support US war on terrorism.
Anti-US Demonstrations Sweep Indonesia, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Washington Post (10/10/01). Radical Muslims protest war US war against Afghanistan.
Internal Conflict in Indonesia: Causes, Symptoms & Sustainable Resolution. Chris Wilson, Australian Parliamentary Library (8/7/01). Discussion of Aceh, Maluku, Irian Jaya & Kalimantan.
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Imparsial. Indonesian human rights monitor.
Indonesia Alert!. Supporting the struggle for democracy in Indonesia.
Kontras. Monitors "disappearance" of citizens.
Berrigan, Frida. "The daughter's generals," In These Times (10/15/01):4-5. Megawati & US military connection.
Chandrasekaran, Rajiv. "Anti-US demonstrations sweep Indonesia," Washington Post (10/10/01).
Charlé, Suzanne. "Banning is banned," Nation (10/5/98):15-19. Student movement vs. Habibie government.
__________. "Into Indonesia next?" Nation (2/11/02):6-7.
Chomsky, Noam. "Indonesia: master card in Washingtons hand," Indonesia 66 (10/98):1-6.
Cockburn, Alexander. "Take this prize & shove it," Nation (2/25/02):8. On labor leader Dita Sari & the Reebok Human Rights award.
Hadiz, Vedi R. "Reformasi total: labor after Suharto," Indonesia 66 (10/98):109-26.
Murphy, Dan. “Who’s radicalizing Indonesia’s schools?” Christian Science Monitor (9/16/03):7-8.
Phillips, Joshua E.S. "We are like lions," Progressive (10/99):29-30. On labor activist Dita Indah Sari, released after more than three years in prison.
Rinaldo, Rachel. "Here we go again: US considers renewing military ties to Indonesia," In These Times (5/13/02):3-4.
Rothschild, Matthew. "Pramoedya Ananta Toer [interview],"Progressive (10/99):31-33.
Sidel, John T. "Macet Total: logics of circulation & accumulation in the demise of Indonesias New Order," Indonesia 66 (10/98):159-97.
Siegel, James T. "Early thoughts on the violence of May 13 & 14, 1998 in Jakarta," Indonesia 66 (10/98):75-108.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Bourchier, David & Vedi Hadiz. Indonesian Politics & Society: A Reader (NY: Routledge, 2001).
Emmerson, Donald K. (ed.) Indonesia Beyond Suharto (Armonk NY: M.E. Sharpe, 1999).
Gunn, Geoffrey C. New World Hegemony in the Malay World (Lawrenceville NJ: Red Sea, 2000).
LaBotz, Dan. Made in Indonesia: Indonesian Workers Since Suharto (Boston: South End, 2001).
McCormick, Indra. Women as Political Actors in Indonesia's New Order (Center for Southeast Asian Studies Working Papedr 123; Victoria: Monash U., 2003).
Schwarz, Adam. A Nation in Waiting: Indonesias Search for Stability (Boulder CO, 1999).
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"Viva Indonesia" , dir. Aryo Danusiri, 90m. Neo-realist stories set in five Indonesian regions.