Involvement of Foreign Countries in Dealing with the Malaysia-Indonesia Confrontation

Penglibatan Negara Asing dalam Menangani Konfrontasi Malaysia-Indonesia

  • Nur Azureen binti Rusli Jabatan Sejarah, Fakulti Sains Kemanusiaan, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, MALAYSIA
  • Sahul Hamid bin Mohamed Maiddin Jabatan Sejarah, Fakulti Sains Kemanusiaan, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris, Tanjong Malim, Perak, MALAYSIA
Keywords: Involvement of foreign countries, confrontation, peaceful, conflict, resolving

Abstract

This article is a study on the involvement of foreign countries in regards to the confrontation between Malaysia and Indonesia in 1964. The conflict between these two countries effects the other countries such as British and the United States of America that have political connections with both Malaysia and Indonesia which has forced some foreign countries to find peaceful ways to cease the conflict between these two countries. Therefore, the main purpose of this article is to discuss the involvement of the foreign countries in resolving the Malaysia-Indonesia confrontation. This article used data analyzed from the primary and secondary sources from the National Archives of Malaysia, public libraries and websites related to the scope of the journal to obtain the desired journal results. The results of the study from this article succeeded in proving that there is support from foreign countries to pave the way for a solution for both countries, for example when Malaysia brought this issue to the UN to get the support of the majority of international countries. Overall, this article can help to provide more information on the involvement of other countries to resolve the issue of confrontation between Malaysia and Indonesia which has successfully improved the relationship between the two countries until now.

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Published
2022-06-08
How to Cite
Rusli, N. A., & Mohamed Maiddin, S. H. (2022). Involvement of Foreign Countries in Dealing with the Malaysia-Indonesia Confrontation. Perspektif Jurnal Sains Sosial Dan Kemanusiaan, 14(1), 41-46. https://doi.org/10.37134/perspektif.vol14.1.4.2022