Robert J McMahon

Robert J McMahon is the Ralph Mershon professor emeritus at Ohio State University. He is the author of several books, including “Colonialism and Cold War: The United States and the Struggle for Indonesian Independence, 1945-49

Articles by Robert J McMahon

The US and Indonesia’s independence: History, legacy and lessons

The US and Indonesia’s independence: History, legacy and...

America had many reasons to continue to support Dutch control of Indonesia after World War II. Yet it ultimately chose to back the...