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Sunday, January 1, 2012

KOPASSUS

Kopassus (Komandu Pasukan Khusus) is Indonesian army special forces that conducts special operation missions for Indonesian government. One of its mission is on intelligence mission, especially on warfare intelligence mission. It has many experiences on warfare intelligence duties, such as on East Timor conflict, Papua conflict, Aceh conflict, etc.
Many controversies to the Kopassus. One controversy is its involvement on intelligence mission targeting the oppositions of Soeharto regime. Several activists were kidnapped and lost during the Soeharto regime. Because of this, Kopassus alleged to be the entity which has violate the human rights, and accepted many critics.
Aside from human rights problems, technically Kopassus renowned for its technical capabilities. Some analysts, believe that Kopassus is the best special forces in Southeast Asia.