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Asian Survey (2021) 61 (1): 155–159.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Geoffrey C. Gunn The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Timor-Leste in 2020 was great, and the ripple effects may be felt for years. Paradoxically, it was not that the population was directly impacted—indeed, the small half-island nation stands out with only a score or so of cases, and no deaths...
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Asian Survey (2013) 53 (1): 156–161.
Published: 01 February 2013
...Michael Leach Ten years after independence, 2012 proved a critical year for Timor-Leste, with three rounds of national elections, and the formation of a new government to take the country beyond the 13-year era of international peacekeeping. As the year closed, both the United Nations Mission...
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Asian Survey (2011) 51 (1): 215–220.
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) 50 (1): 235–240.
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) 49 (3): 429–449.
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 driving...
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Asian Survey (2007) 47 (2): 250–267.
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...
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Asian Survey (2007) 47 (1): 162–167.
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...