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Brad Simpson

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Brad Simpson

Brad Simpson is a historian at the University of Connecticut and author of Economists with Guns: Authoritarian Development and U.S.-Indonesian Relations, 1960-1968. He also directs the Indonesia/East Timor Documentation Project at the National Security Archive.


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The brilliant Oscar-nominated film The Act of Killing depicts the horrifying mass murder in Indonesia in the 1960s—but the US was no mere observer.