Indonesia vs. Malaysia

Archive Report

Indonesian Confrontation of Malaysia

Indonesia's policy of “confrontation” with the year-JL old Federation of Malaysia poses the threat of still another war in Southeast Asia. Indonesian paratroop attacks and guerrilla infiltration across the borders of Malaysia have been limited to date. But the confrontation bears the seeds of a far wider conflict. Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand are committed to defend Malaysia, a member of the British Commonwealth. Britain, remembering well the mob attacks in September 1963 on its embassy in Jakarta, the Indonesian capital, and the Indonesian government's seizure of British properties in the huge island complex, is determined to stand by its commitment.

Guerrilla Activity in Sarawak, Sabah, Malaya

Malaysia, which came into being on Sept. 16, 1983, includes the former Federation of Malaya ...

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