Indonesia's War Over Aceh: Last Stand On Mecca's Porch

by Davies, Matthew N.

Indonesia's War Over Aceh: Last Stand On  Mecca's Porch

Price:  US$147.43   (SGD204.76*)
Format:  Hard Cover, 290 pages
Published:  2006, United Kingdom, 1st Edition
ISBN:  0415372399
SB#:  039202 (121)

About This Book

Since 2001, Indonesia’s military commitment to Aceh province has resulted in one of Southeast Asia’s largest wars for decades. This book presents the background and history of this war, investigating its domestic and international implications, at a time when the recent tsunami catastrophe has brought Aceh to world attention. Using military doctrinal references and extensive, original research using Indonesian-Malay sources not seen by the English-speaking world, the author reconstructs reported events, combatant forces, terminology and statistical data to expose many of the war’s sensitive issues. He challenges others’ preceding research by detailing the Indonesian military’s mission, structures, combat strains, and activity within political, operational and paramilitary realms.

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