DOCUMENT 5

      DOCUMENT 5
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                     CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
                    Intelligence Information Cable

 COUNTRY   INDONESIA
 DATE OF   14 MAY 1965
   __________________________SUBJECT__________________________
  /                                                           \
 /   BELIEF OF SENIOR INDONESIAN DIPLOMAT THAT INDONESIA WILL  \
|    SEVER DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH UNITED STATES BY AUGUST    |
|                              1965                             |
 \                                                             /
  \___________________________________________________________/


1.   THE INDONESIAN GOVERNMENT WILL PROBABLY SEVER DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS
WITH THE UNITED STATES WITHIN THREE MONTHS, DESPITE THE ----------
ALLEVIATION OF STRAIN BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES RESULTING FROM THE
MISSION OF AMBASSADOR ELLSWORTH BUNKER.  THE RUPTURE WILL BE PRECEDED
BY FURTHER DETERIORATION IN OVERALL RELATIONS.  THE INDONESIAN
COMMUNIST PARTY, WHICH IS RAPIDLY INCREASING IN STRENGTH, WILL BRING
CONTINUAL PRESSURE TO BEAR ON INDONESIAN PRESIDENT SUKARNO TO BREAK
RELATIONS, AND IN THE ABSENCE OF US SUPPORT FOR HIS MALAYSIAN POLICY
SUKARNO WILL PROBABLY YIELD TO THIS PRESSURE.


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