FILE - In this March 12, 1967, file photo. Gen. Suharto, is seated during a ceremony in Jarkata, Indonesia, in which he was formally sworn-in by Congress as the new acting president replacing President Sukarno. It was the darkest episode in Indonesia’s modern history: a bloody anti-communist purge that left perhaps a half-million people dead. (AP Photo)
Declassified

Documents Reveal U.S. Role In Indonesia’s Anti-Communist Massacre

While some describe the newly-released cables as showing the U.S. “stood by” as atrocities were committed, documents show American support amounted to active involvement