Byline: Richard S. Ehrlich
JAKARTA, Indonesia - President Megawati Sukarnoputri spent her first day in office yesterday grappling with bloodshed that threatens to rip her country apart.
Her predecessor, Abdurrahman Wahid, who was impeached Monday, wandered in a daze through the presidential palace that he refuses to vacate.
At the top of Mrs. Megawati's list: a separatist rebellion in Western Aceh province, the region that holds Indonesia's vast oil wealth.
Mrs. Megawati maintains a strong belief in a united Indonesia, and opposes greater autonomy for various regional and ethnic groups.
She opposed East Timor's independence from …