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Timor-Leste: Operation Tower Monitors Stability

16 June 2011 | Feature Interviews

Download PDF    Key Points Australian military observers in Timor-Leste report that: Progress has been made in training and integrating Timor-Leste’s security forces. Timor-Leste has achieved a respectable degree of self-sufficiency in maintaining internal security. For the foreseeable future, Australia’s military involvement in Timor-Leste under a UN mandate will remain integral to the stabilisation of...

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