New PDF release: Australia and the New World Order: Volume 2 (Official

By David Horner

This quantity of the reliable background of Australian Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold battle Operations is the 1st finished learn of Australia's function within the peacekeeping and peace enforcement operations that constructed on the finish of the chilly conflict. It recounts important missions together with Namibia (1989-90), Iran (1988-90) and Pakistan/Afghanistan (1989-93), and focuses totally on Australia's response to Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990, together with its maritime interception operations, and its arguable participation within the 1991 Gulf battle. With specific entry to Australian executive documents and during large interviews, David Horner explains the high-level political heritage to those actions and analyses the behavior of the missions. He brings to existence the little-known, but impressive tales of many people who took half. this can be an authoritative and compelling historical past of the way contributors of the Australian Defence strength engaged with the area at a vital time in overseas affairs.

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