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 ebook examines key advancements resulting in the deployment ofthe overseas Peacekeeping strength for East Timor (INTERFET) and assessesthe impression of this intervention on Canberra_s destiny protection, safeguard, andforeign coverage making plans. the writer reveals that destiny Australian-Indonesianrelations are not likely to show the cordiality of best Minister PaulKeating_s period, yet will as an alternative 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 protection evaluation just like the white paper may well lead to aresource-deprived strength constitution, give a contribution to a a little bit confusedSoutheast Asian coverage, and generate unfounded expectancies of whatAustralia is ready and keen to do when it comes to its alliance commitmentswith the us and linked contributions to coalition warfare.

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