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Indonesia Is Constructing A New Capital City Due To The Fact Its Existing A Single Is Sinking

The next big improvement was the Linggarjati Agreement, mediated by Terrific Britain and signed by Indonesia and the Netherlands in March 1947. In the agreement, the Dutch recognized Indonesian sovereignty more than the islands of Java, Sumatra, and Madura. Paul Wolfowitz, Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and former U.S. ambassador to Indonesia, says that for several centuries Aceh was a very distinct and influential political entity. “The Sultan of Aceh,” he says, “along with the Sultan of Malacca, was a major controller of trade via the straits.” U.S.-Indonesian interaction has a long history, dating back...