Indonesia-Malaysia relations : baggage of ‘blood brotherhood'
Liow, Joseph Chin Yong
Date of Issue2010
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
Notwithstanding the long history of ethno-cultural fraternity between the peoples of Indonesia and Malaysia, the relationship between the two countries has been marked by a pattern of friction and discord since the precolonial era. An appreciation of this history is critical to our understanding of the undercurrents to the recent spats between Indonesia and Malaysia.
RSIS Commentaries ; 124/10