27 November 2007
Strategic Insights 38 - After the 2006 crisis: Australian interests in Timor-Leste
By Bob Lowry
The paper, authored by Bob Lowry, examines a range of Australian security interests in Timor-Leste, the factors contributing to the state collapse in 2006, and lessons for Australia in the handling of that crisis.
Key conclusions address overall measures that Timor-Leste will need to implement to prevent a re-occurrence of the crisis of 2006.