East Timor

Seventeen years on, East Timor intervention remains a success

Australia's involvement in the liberation of East Timor, a mission launched on September 20, 1999, was the most decisive demonstration of Australian influence in the region since World War II, and the nation's largest military deployment since the Vietnam War. Australian diplomacy and leadership shaped the events that led to the birth of Asia's newest nation.

Reflections on East Timor

A new book on Australia’s involvement in East Timor offers a multitude of views on the 1999 intervention.

Peake top of the pile with ACT book of the year

Stories of Timor-Leste by ANU College of Asia and the Pacific academic wins $10,000 prize.

Can Xanana Gusmao anoint his successor?

Timor-Leste’s departing PM still seeks to play a major role in the country’s often volatile and rocky politics.

Strong states need people-driven constitutions

New study shows the link between people, constitutions and stronger states.

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