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Asian Survey. 2011; 511215–220 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2011.51.1.215
Published: 01 February 2011
...Matthew B. Arnold Timor-Leste in 2010 continued to stabilize following the political and social crisis of 2006–08. With strong economic growth and a calm security situation, the year was defined by twin national debates that will dominate the country's long-term future: how to manage its...
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Asian Survey. 2010; 501235–240 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2010.50.1.235
Published: 01 February 2010
...Geoffrey C. Gunn Timor-Leste (East Timor) appears to have put the crisis of 2006 behind it. No major outbreaks of violence recurred. The security dividend translated into tangible economic progress. Added to that, the otherwise impoverished, half-island Southeast Asian nation has joined the holders...
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Asian Survey. 2009; 493429–449 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2009.49.3.429
Published: 01 May 2009
...Matthew B. Arnold Timor-Leste was badly shaken by a violent national crisis from April 2006 to April 2008. Central to the turmoil were the presence and actions of two groups of ex-soldiers from the Timorese army, known as ““petitioners”” and ““mutineers.”” This article examines their roles in...
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Asian Survey. 2007; 472250–267 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.2.250
Published: 01 April 2007
...Selver B. Sahin The breakdown of law and order in Timor-Leste in 2006 has two important dimensions: internal power struggles and regional differences. This article discusses how the competitive development of the armed forces and the police and the reemergence of regional differences affected the...
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Asian Survey. 2007; 471162–167 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.1.162
Published: 01 February 2007
...Joseph Nevins Sporadic sociopolitical violence plagued Timor-Leste for much of 2006, a manifestation in many ways of the festering wounds associated with Indonesia's war and occupation. This violence spurred both international military intervention in an attempt to restore order and also a change...