James Madison had an opportunity to end the War of 1812 almost as soon as it began. The British had repealed the Orders in Council – rules that curbed American trade with Europe – and thus one of Madison’s major reasons for war was now moot. If the British had foregone the right to impress American sailors, Madison could well have gone back to Congress with the suggestion that hostilities cease immediately. However, the British considered impressment their right by custom, and believed it essential to their naval might. And so James Madison took his country to war.
This condition gave Indonesia big pressure from the . government to correct all the internal problems in order to achieve the goals of . government to fight and prevent terrorism throughout the world. The two countries finally agreed to build strong bilateral relationship with emphasizes on military, economic, legal system, education to promote regional stability and prosperity. stated that the diversity of the Indonesia is a source of strength that should be the key in combating terrorism. Both countries assured to build the cooperation on this conviction as a basis for consolidating the bonds between the two countries and for establishing a new era of cooperation that is based on common interests (Bush, George W and Megawati Soekarno Putri 2001).