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By Peter Chalk

In past due 1999, Australia undertook its most important exterior militaryoperations because the Vietnam War--the intervention to stem the violence andbloodshed following East Timor_s August 1999 vote to split fromIndonesia. This e-book examines key advancements resulting in the deployment ofthe foreign Peacekeeping strength for East Timor (INTERFET) and assessesthe impression of this intervention on Canberra_s destiny protection, defense, andforeign coverage making plans. the writer reveals that destiny Australian-Indonesianrelations are not likely to express the cordiality of top Minister PaulKeating_s period, yet will as a substitute be guided via a more-businesslike and frankstyle of engagement. the writer additionally unearths that the 2000 Defence WhitePaper, which used to be issued within the aftermath of the INTERFET intervention toprovide a long term plan for restructuring Australia_s military forrapid deployments to components of neighborhood unrest, is either ambiguous andopen-ended. A safety evaluate just like the white paper might bring about aresource-deprived strength constitution, give a contribution to a a bit of confusedSoutheast Asian coverage, and generate unfounded expectancies of whatAustralia is in a position and prepared to do when it comes to its alliance commitmentswith the U.S. and linked contributions to coalition warfare.

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