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By David Horner

This quantity of the authentic background of Australian Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold warfare Operations is the 1st complete research of Australia's function within the peacekeeping and peace enforcement operations that built on the finish of the chilly battle. 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 debatable participation within the 1991 Gulf struggle. With unique entry to Australian govt files and during huge interviews, David Horner explains the high-level political history to those actions and analyses the behavior of the missions. He brings to existence the little-known, but notable 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 an important time in overseas affairs.

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