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Indonesia S War Over Aceh: Last Stand on Mecca S Porch Matt Davies

Indonesia S War Over Aceh: Last Stand on Mecca S Porch

Matt Davies

Published May 10th 2014
ISBN : 9781280552656
ebook
290 pages
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Since 2001, Indonesias military commitment to Aceh province resulted in one of Southeast Asias largest wars for decades. Indonesias War over Aceh presents the background and history of this war, investigating its domestic and internationalMoreSince 2001, Indonesias military commitment to Aceh province resulted in one of Southeast Asias largest wars for decades. Indonesias War over Aceh 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, Davies reconstructs reported events, combatant forces, terminology and statistical data to expose many of the wars sensitive issues. He challenges others preceding research by detailing the Indonesian militarys mission, structures, combat strains, and activity within political, operational and paramilitary realms. Drawing on Indonesian-Malay sources normally unseen by the English-speaking world, Indonesias War over Aceh will be essential reading for regional specialists and those interested in contemporary conflict.