Published December 2001
by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English
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Indonesia hosted many meetings to bring Cambodia’s warring parties to negotiation tables in Jakarta, Bogor in West Java and other places. The Cambodian leader likely still . PDF | On , Ben Kiernan published Introduction: Conflict in Cambodia, | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate. Bunch, Justin Prof. Biggs Spring 15’ Cambodia and Indonesia post colonialism The culmination of World War II saw many changes for nation building not only in the spheres of Europe and East Asia, but also in regions of the world infected by imperialism such as Southeast Asia. In the case of resolution of the Cambodian conflict, Thailand, Indonesia, and Australia played an important role. During the Cold War period, the structure of the superpower conflict restricted the ability of the middle powers to play such a role as an intermediary.
In two important factors added the much needed impetus to the resolution of the imbroglio in Cambodia—the US first agreed to recognise the Vietnamese role in the Cambodian problem and were also willing to engage in direct talks with Vietnam in order to prevent the return of the Khmer Rouge. The United Nations’ involvement in Cambodia witnessed important changes in the second half of the s. Bilateral and regional talks were stepping up. The discussion between Vietnam and Indonesia, and the first private meeting between HRH Prince Sihanouk and Prime Minister Hun Sen in late in Paris contributed to the Jakarta Informal Meeting (JIM1, JIM2 and JIM3). The paper concludes by examining the implications of the Indonesian crisis for Australia and considers the prospects for a resolution of Indonesia's current economic and political turmoil. The paper can be read in conjunction with The Politics of Change in Indonesia: Challenges for Australia, Parliamentary Research Service Current Issues Brief. 1 I. Introduction Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) refers to the way that parties can settle their disputes outside of the court.1Informal ADR mechanisms have been used throughout history around the world, including in Cambodia2 and is not a large difference in ADR methods between Cambodia and Japan.
Conflict Resolution in Cambodia I. Introduction In March , a US-supported group, led by General Lon Nol, launched a coup against Prince Norodom Sihanouk, a hero for Cambodia’s independence from France in An armed element, called the “Khmer Rouge”, was . Cambodia achieved independence, Thailand strengthened its defense on the border near Preah Vihear Temple by locating a police post in the Dangrek Mountains. This was protested by the Cambodian government under Prime Minister Sihanouk. Several negotiations conducted from to did not reach a positive result. Therefore. Colleagues in West Kalimantan and Ambon, where the conflict has broken out in a major way, say that the change in Indonesian law from made the situation far worse. The law in question essentially turned local traditional village heads into the lowest rung of the Indonesian bureaucratic administration. The identified core concepts are `hurting stalemate', `ripe moment' and `ripe for resolution'. The development of the conflict in Cambodia is outlined from its background in the s through the different phases of the conflict, from Vietnam's military intervention, launched in late , to the formal resolution of the conflict in