Stanley Harsha

Stanley Harsha is a retired American diplomat who formerly served as US consul general for Sumatra and multiple other roles during four tours of duty in Indonesia between 1986 and 2011. He is the author of a book on US-Indonesian relations and comparative cultures, “Like the Moon and the Sun,” which touches on issues addressed in this essay. This essay does not represent the views of the US government.

Articles by Stanley Harsha

An American library in 1965 Indonesia: From enlightenment to torture

An American library in 1965 Indonesia: From enlightenment...

An explosive clash of ideologies sent the country spinning out of control, leading to unprecedented horror and bloodshed. How can...