By Fred R. Von Der Mehden
Within the first vast attempt to evaluate the altering nature of kin among those very important Islamic areas, the writer investigates the measure to which universal faith has inspired financial ties, the level of Southeast Asian political involvement within the heart East and of center East curiosity in Southeast Asia, and the nature and volume of international non secular suggestion attaining Muslims in Southeast Asia.
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To meet this challenge, the authorities sought to weaken Islamic political influence by diluting Muslim party power, meting out severe sentences to those preaching what were termed seditious attacks on the government, and underscoring dangers of "deviant" Islam. While these tensions had decreased by the end of the 1980s, they were particularly prevalent during the era when the Iranian Revolution appeared to be most contagious. Malaysia is a limited parliamentary democracy in which religion and ethnicity have defined much of political life.
Local organizations such as ABIM have given money to the PLO, and a Palestinian Solidarity Fund was established. 19 In sum, Malaysia has become the Palestinians' best friend and Israel's most vocal critic in Asia. Indonesia's policies have been more complex. From the time of independence, Jakarta has officially supported the Arab cause, including the unconditional withdrawal of Israel from the Occupied Â < previous page < previous page page_47 page_48 next page > next page > 39 40 Page 48 Territories and the right of the Palestinians to have an independent state.
Saudi Arabia 1974 Saudis pledge first aid to Indonesia and support second five-year plan. 1975 M$180 million loan from Saudis primarily for medical faculty at Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia. Indonesia receives a US$100 million loan for development projects. Â < previous page < previous page page_32 page_33 next page > next page > Page 33 1976 M$183 from Saudi Fund for Development for development projects in Malaysia and US$76 million in loans to Indonesia for a fertilizer project. 1977 Saudis advance Indonesia US$50 million for road projects.