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Issue 2 (2010) pp. 7-38 - Australian imperialism and East Timor / Sam Pietsch

Pietsch, Sam


The Howard Government’s military intervention in East Timor in 1999 was an act of imperialism. It was not forced on a reluctant government by popular pressure, nor were its aims humanitarian. Rather, the intervention used military power to secure longstanding strategic interests of the Australian state. From 1974, successive Australian governments supported Indonesia’s occupation of East Timor in order to foreclose the possibility of rival powers gaining influence in the Indonesian archipelago,...[Show more]

CollectionsMarxist Interventions (2009-2011)
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Marxist Interventions


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