Item description for Elite: The Special Forces of Indonesia 1950-2008 by Ken Conboy...
For more than half a century, the elite units of the Indonesian Armed Forces have been in the forefront of that country's brushfire wars, counter-guerrilla campaigns, counter-terrorist battles, and police actions. They have also dominated Indonesian politics for most of the decades since independence. Now for the first time in print, a history of all the commando and airborne formations in the Indonesian Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Police. From battlefields across the Indonesian archipelago and beyond, get a detailed understanding of these units from their origins to the present day. KEN CONBOY heads Risk Management Advisory, a security consultancy in Jakarta. A graduate of Georgetown University and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Conboy also studied at Sophia University in Tokyo and was a visiting fellow at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. A resident of Indonesia since 1992, he is the author of more than two dozen books on intelligence and military history.
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Studio: Equinox Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.82" Width: 5.91" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.53 lbs.
Release Date Nov 21, 2007
Publisher Equinox Publishing
ISBN 9793780606 ISBN13 9789793780603
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More About Ken Conboy
Conboy is Country Manager for Risk Management Advisory, a private security consultancy in Jakarta.