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Title: Timor as a failed state: a slap in the face for ASEAN?
Authors: Yang Razali Kassim
Keywords: DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
Issue Date: 2006
Source: Yang Razali Kassim. (2006). Timor as a failed state: a slap in the face for ASEAN?. (RSIS Commentaries, No. 046). RSIS Commentaries. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
Series/Report no.: RSIS Commentaries, 046-06
Abstract: Within days of the first-ever ASEAN defence ministers meeting in Kuala Lumpur on 9th May 2006, Timor Leste went into a freefall of violence and mayhem. This tiny state, situated just on ASEAN's eastern doorstep, won its independence from Indonesia in 2002 following a UN-sponsored referendum in 1999. But it has been struggling to be a viable nation-state ever since.
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/82207
http://hdl.handle.net/10220/39921
Schools: S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies 
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: open
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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