Sukarno’s downfall has always been shrouded in foul play.
This documentary snippet details Sukarno’s leadership in Indonesia’s independence movement and becoming president in 1949, and how balancing Indonesia’s many stubborn ideologies were key to his rule. Internationally, non-alignment was the strategy.
Though the Cold War was raging around Indonesia.
This short video, complete with Richard Nixon unscientifically explaining Domino Theory on a whiteboard like a substitute teacher and Sukarno’s 1956 speech at Congress, shows Indonesia’s first president’s intentions, and how they were perceived…
And how they led to his downfall.
Watch this great video of the real reason Sukarno rose and fell from power: