By Bruce Hunt
Australia’s Northern safeguard? exhibits how, considering that colonial occasions, Australia has assessed the significance of Papua New Guinea through studying the objectives of and threats from exterior assets, mostly Imperial Germany, Japan, and Indonesia. It examines the numerous swap in Australia’s angle as this zone approached independence in 1975, amid issues as to the recent nation’s destiny balance and team spirit. The phrases of Australia’s longterm defence project are tested intimately and an exam is available additionally of the latest makes an attempt to outline the strategic value of Papua New Guinea to Australia.
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Australia's Northern Shield? : Papua New Guinea and the Defence of Australia Since 1880 by Bruce Hunt