East Timor intervention : a retrospective on INTERFET / edited by John Blaxland, foreword by John Howard.

Collection type Library
Author Blaxland, J. C. (John Charles), 1963-, editor.; Howard, John, 1939-, writer of foreword.;
Call Number 355.4095987 E13
Document type Monograph
Year 2015. 015.
Pagination xvii, 329 pages : illustrations, 1 map, portraits, 1 chart ; 21 cm.
Publisher Melbourne University Press,
Note "Defene series" -- Cover. Includes bibliographical references (pages [298]-303) and index. Australia's involvement in the liberation of East Timor in 1999 was the most decisive demonstration of Australian influence in the region since World War II and the largest military contribution since the Vietnam War. Australian diplomacy and leadership shaped the events that led to the birth of Asia's newest nation.East Timor Intervention looks at the crisis through the prism of key participants and observers on the ground and abroad, including Indonesia's martial law commander Kiki Syahnakri defending h is record, the country's first president Xanana Gusmão on the resolution and poise of Timor's resistance fighters, Australia's Chief of Defence Force Chris Barrie on cobbling the force together, commander of the International Force Peter Cosgrove on the o peration, and key policy adviser Hugh White on Canberra's policy contortions in the lead-up to the intervention.This impressive collection includes significant new perspectives on Southeast Asian security affairs and the role Australia can play in regiona l security and stability. --publisher. Tertiary/Undergraduate, General.
Place made Carlton, Victoria :

Part I: The Lead-up to the INTERFET Intervention -- 1 INTERFET and the United Nations / Michael Smith -- 2 Understanding Australia''s Role Leading Up to the Intervention / Hugh White -- 3 UNAMET''s Electoral Mission Accomplished / Michael Maley -- 4 A Perso nal Account of UN Police in UNAMET / Martin Hess -- 5 Creating an Australian-Led Multinational Coalition / Chris Barrie -- 6 Lessons for Australia''s National Security Policy and Policymaking from INTERFET / David Connery -- Part II: The Intervention -- 7 Commanding INTERFET / Peter Cosgrove -- 8 A Tactical Commander''s Perspective / Mark Evans -- 9 Lessons Learned from INTERFET''s First Ten Days / Bob Breen -- 10 The Special Forces Role / Neil Thompson -- 11 East Timorese Expectations and Experiences of INT ERFET / Joao M Dos Reis, C Noronha, Joaquim JM Soriano Viana and Joanne Wallis -- 12 Early Days in the Ambeno Enclave / Michael Crane -- Part III: International Perspectives -- 13 A Unique Relationship Between the TNI and INTERFET / Kiki Syahnakri -- 14 T he East Timor Crisis and the Australia-Indonesia Relationship / Gary Hogan -- 15 The Significance of New Zealand''s Contribution / Kevin Burnett -- 16 The Significance of Thailand''s Contribution / Surasit Thanadtang -- 17 The Significance of the Philippine s'' Contribution / Orlando Ambrocio -- 18 Managing INTERFET and Regional Multinational Coalitions / Ash Power -- Part IV: Reflections -- 19 The Significance of INTERFET to Timor-Leste / Xanana Gusmao -- 20 The Strategic and Political Consequences of INTER FET / Damien Kingsbury -- 21 Reflections on the Tactical, Operational and Strategic Lessons of the Intervention / John Blaxland -- Appendix: Military History and Heritage Victoria / Marcus Fielding.

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