Three political arenas in East Timor are examined regarding the goal of consolidating peace: governance under Fretilin leadership, the issue of official languages, and the security sector. The article finds that inclusiveness, transparency, and efforts to minimize conflict are lacking in current policies and political processes.
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Research Article| August 01 2006
The Authoritarian Temptation in East Timor: Nationbuilding and the Need for Inclusive Governance
Asian Survey (2006) 46 (4): 575–596.
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Sven Gunnar Simonsen; The Authoritarian Temptation in East Timor: Nationbuilding and the Need for Inclusive Governance. Asian Survey 1 August 2006; 46 (4): 575–596. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2006.46.4.575
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