JFK vs. Allen Dulles: Battleground Indonesia
For fans of conspiracy theories and JFK assassination theories,the untold story of Indonesia, gold, JFK, Allen Dulles, the CIA,and secret military coups.Two of the most fascinating figures in history, John F. Kennedy,thirty-fifth president of the United States, and Allen Dulles, ournation’s longest-serving CIA director, often clashed overintelligence issues and national security. However, one suchconflict has remained in the shadows until now. JFK vs. AllenDulles: Battleground Indonesia takes reader to the vast archipelago3350 miles wide where this secret showdown occurred.In 1936, an Allen Dulles-established company discovered theworld's largest gold deposit in remote Netherlands New Guinea. In1962, President Kennedy intervened, and Netherlands New Guinea wasadded to President Sukarno's Indonesia. Neither Sukarno nor JFK wasaware of the gold, since Dulles had not informed Kennedy.Dulles planned a complicated and ruthless CIA regime-changestrategy to seize control not only of Indonesia itself, but also ofits vast resources, including the gold. This strategy included apush to start Malaysian Confrontation. Yet Kennedy's plan to visitJakarta in early 1964 would have sunk Dulles' master plan, whichincluded the destruction of the Indonesian communist party as awedge to split Moscow and Beijing. Only an assassin's bullet put anend to Kennedy’s plan of peace. Did Allen Dulles arrange for JFK tobe killed to save his plan and his gold? Was his coup for goldsuccessful with JFK out of the picture?Using archival records as a basis, Greg Poulgrain addsword-of-mouth evidence from those people who were directlyinvolved—such as Dean Rusk and others who worked with PresidentKennedy and Allen Dulles at the time; or the person who was withMichael Rockefeller when he mysteriously disappeared in West NewGuinea during this whole affair.