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Parties, personalities and political power: legacies of liberal peace-building in Timor-Leste

Ingram, Sue


This article examines the tension between liberal peace-building and local political culture through the lens of party and personality politics in Timor-Leste. It argues that the efforts of the UN peacekeeping mission to promote multi-party democracy cut across the interests of two opposing political forces: the charismatic resistance leader, Xanana Gusmão, who was deeply suspicious of party politics and favoured supra-partisan coalitions; and the dominant political party, FRETILIN, which...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Conflict, Security and Development
DOI: 10.1080/14678802.2018.1511163


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