Malaya / Malaysia: Declassified


1948-60 war

Mark Curtis, The war in Malaya, 1948-60 (Extract from Web of Deceit, 2003)

‘MI5 in Ceylon – the untold story’ (Phil Miller, Open Democracy, 5 November 2013)

‘British colonial files released following legal challenge’ (BBC, 18 April 2012)

‘Colonial Office files detail ‘eliminations’ to choke Malayan insurgency’ (Guardian, 18 April 2012)

‘Batang Kali relatives edge closer to the truth about “Britain’s My Lai massacre”’(Guardian, 25 January 2012)

‘New documents reveal cover-up of 1948 British “massacre” of villagers in Malaya’ (Guardian, 9 April 2011)

‘‘‘A very salutary effect”: The Counter-Terror Strategy in the Early Malayan Emergency, June 1948 to December 1949’ (Huw Bennett, Journal of Strategic Studies, 2009)

Draining the Swamp: The British Strategy of Population Control‘ (U.S. Army War College, 2006)

The Malayan Emergency in Retrospect: Organization of A Successful Counterinsurgency Effort‘ (ARPA, 1972)

1969 riots

‘New book on 1969 race riots in Malaysia may be banned, officials warn’ (Associated Press, 16 May 2007)



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