De-classified Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) files on a leading Australian expert Paul Dibb reveal:
1987 - SOVIET EXPERT PREDICTED INDON CLASH WITH AUSTRALIA
In 1987, a visiting Soviet strategic expert, Kim Vladimirovich Malakhovsky, predicted that Australia would in the 20th century not face any external threats but would have a confrontation with Indonesia next century.
In 1999, at the twightlight of the 20th century and threshold of the 21st century, Australia was involved in a proxy war in East Timor in supporting its independence after 24 years of brutal Indonesian occupation.
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