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"Australia would not send forces here; that's impossible."

Death of a Nation – East Timor. [more inside]
posted by cthuljew on Aug 28, 2010 - 12 comments

The US backed the invasion of East Timor

Newly declassified US documents show that the US government knew well in advance about the invasion plans of Indonesia into East Timor. Once in East Timor, Indonesian forces committed a mass genocide of the local population - anywhere from 100,000 to 250,000 people, which was only 600,000 to begin with according to Wikipedia. As the first link shows, The US government actively suppressed news stories from getting out about the genocide. This isn't exactly news to Those who followed the invasion, But most people are unaware of the US government's support, perhaps the number of Newspapers covering the story according to GoogleNews can go some way to explain why many are unaware of this fact.
posted by JokingClown on Dec 4, 2005 - 30 comments

the economy of terror

Indonesia's Military and Violence in East Timor.
posted by the fire you left me on Dec 28, 2003 - 5 comments

Kissinger strikes again: Documents show US OK'd Indonesian '75 E.Timor Invasion.
posted by tiaka on Dec 7, 2001 - 3 comments

General Wiranto, the butcher of East Timor

General Wiranto, the butcher of East Timor launches a singing career.
posted by lagado on Oct 22, 2000 - 2 comments

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