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The Origins of Military Autonomy in Fiji: A Tale of Three Coups

Fraenkel, Jon


Alongside Thailand and Pakistan, Fiji has gained a reputation as the most coup-prone state in the Asia-Pacific region. Following a succession of coups, Fiji's military eventually established a longer-term authoritarian administration, inviting comparisons with Burma and Indonesia under Suharto, where military rulers also saw themselves as playing an overarching guardian role transcending ethnic cleavages. Yet, unlike Burma and Indonesia, Fiji's military has no heroic history of involvement in a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of International Affairs
DOI: 10.1080/10357718.2013.788125


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