KONTEKS INTERNASIONAL PASCA- PERANG DUNIA II DAN LANGKAH AWAL PERJUANGAN DIPLOMASI RI
The international situation, immediately at the end of WW II, became the crucial consideration of the Indonesianâ€™s republic to chosed diplomatic way as one of its strategy to defend its newly independence proclamation. The same situation was exactly putting the British force, the main body of Allied forces commisioned in Indonesia, in a big dilemma. She was trapped between her task to disarmed surrendered Japanese troops and repatriated the APWI in Indonesia, and her agreement to support the Dutch effort reemerge its claimed possesion of the Indonesian archipelago at the expense of her main task as Allied forces. Nevertheless, the dilemma experienced by the British and the opportunity opened to gain international acknowledgement of Indonesianâ€™s newly republic sovereignity, paved for Indonesian leaders the way to diplomatic arena, to face her enemy through the international community mediation.