The Suharto lobby

Press, Eyal
May 1997
Progressive;May97, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p18
Focuses on the speech of Arifin Siregar, Indonesian Ambassador to the United States, delivering a worded address downplaying Indonesia's human-rights abuses in East Timor and urging Americans not to judge the Suharto regime by its past action. Question of lobbying, asking Siregar what role was being played by the United States-Indonesia Society; President Clinton's fundraising scandal; How the U.S.-Indonesia Society celebrate Indonesia's fiftieth year of independence.


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