I do think the US would have moved to undermine Sukarno had he not been deposed. This was a period when there was a kind of holy war mentality in the US where there was seen to be a danger that Communism would sweep across many developing and underdeveloped countries,. The US was funding military dictatorships which were actively engaged with torturing and disappearing perceived leftist enemies.Yes those are common detriments when a country gets a Marxist / communist government. But as Indonesia had not gone communist under Sukarno, I was trying to figure out if you were saying the US and allies would have continued their efforts against him even if he reined in the local reds.
Had he joined or moved closer to joining the bloc then yes Uncle Sam and buds would have taken aggressive action regardless of how benevolent the government may have been. After all their priority was access to markets and supply sources.
(Sorry. I had written, "... undermine Suharto" when I meant Sukarno. Now edit corrected.)
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