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The tiny island nation Timor-Leste is fighting its large southern neighbour Australia over rights to an offshore oil and gas field. Adrees Latif/Reuters

What you need to know about Timor-Leste and Australia’s sea border fight

A conflict over the maritime border between the two countries has considerable implications for Timor-Leste’s future security, and its viability as an independent sovereign state.
A parliamentary inquiry is reviewing Australian and East Timorese relations, but is it hearing from the right mix of stakeholders? EPA/Antonio Dasiparu

Australian inquiry into East Timor relations ignores local experience

A parliamentary inquiry examining Australia’s relationship with East Timor is underway and the proceedings so far do not make for comfortable reading. It’s a good time for an inquiry: East Timor successfully…

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