Communist Parties in Southeast Asia

Jackson, Colin
June 1954
New Republic;6/7/54, Vol. 130 Issue 23, p8
The article focuses on the communist parties in Southeast Asia which was promoted by Mao Tse-Tung, chairman of the Chinese Communist Party. He had been considering Burma, Siam and Malaya as Chinese territories, where he plans to put down non-communist governments through internal revolution. The campaign was successful in Indonesia because the government depends on the support of Chinese Communists. However, Malaya, Siam and Burma were in strong position and control to resist communism.


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