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  1. Understanding Southeast Asia in 19 InfographicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Global Voices Online

    ... are Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Brunei, Indonesia, Singapore, and East Timor. Except for East Timor, all countries in the region belong to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Next year, ...

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  2. Let's Free Stacey AddisonBy Christopher DickeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | The Daily Beast

    ... the ends of the earth Specifically, Addison, from Oregon, is in prison in Timor-Leste, which used to be known as East Timor until, after much suffering, it gained its independence from Indonesia a dozen years ago. Addison hasn't been tried for ...

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  3. United Nations: Nation-BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | CFR.org

    ... Some countries have done better than others; among the relative successes that development experts cite are East Timor and Sierra Leone ( see below ). Still, Joseph Siegle , a nation-building expert and the Douglas Dillon Fellow at the Council on ...

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  4. New Focus On U.S.-Southeast Asia Military TiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | CFR.org

    ... Suharto (1967-1998). In 1990, Indonesian soldiers were blamed for the killing of 300 civilians at Santa Cruz in East Timor; two years later, the United States halted military assistance to the country after reports of further human rights abuses by ...

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  5. The U.S.-Indonesian Military RelationshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | CFR.org

    ... program. The IMET program was suspended from 1999-2002 due to concerns about human rights abuses by the TNI in East Timor. In 2005, Indonesia received $600,000 in IMET funds, while President Bush plans on asking Congress to increase funding to ...

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  6. Frequently Asked Questions about the International Criminal CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2012 | CFR.org

    ... States insisted on immunity for all its military personnel operating in UN peacekeeping missions, particularly in East Timor and Bosnia-Herzegovina. This immunity was denied in East Timor. However, after increased pressure from the U.S. veto of a ...

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  7. Sykes-Picot drew lines that blood is washing awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 | The Japan Times

    ... Europe Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo only became states because of the wars of the 1990s. More recently, East Timor and South Sudan are also new states that have arisen from conflicting former colonial territories. The danger is real that ...

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  8. MomentumMECHANICAL DIFFICULTYRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | American Reporter

    ... and U.S. Ambassador to India John Kenneth Galbraith, is no foreign policy neophyte. He worked for the U.N. in East Timor in 2000-2001 and as the U.S. ambassador to Croatia from 1993 to 1998. He is close to Richard Holbrooke, the U.S. special envoy ...

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  9. JAKARTA : Jokowi's Cabinet: Hard to form... and facing hard workRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Asia News Network

    ... for crimes against humanity over his refusal to take command responsibility for the bloodshed in the former East Timor in 1999. Panjaitan, 67, a retired special forces general and former ambassador to Singapore, has been a business partner and ...

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  10. East Timor Belongs in AseanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Wall Street Journal

    In a year when the free world has faced growing threats on multiple fronts, one former problem geography actually sparks hope: East Timor. Although considered a backwater to all but the few analysts who track Southeast Asia and the Pacific, the prospects of this would-be member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations could be brighter than many naysayers suggest-and matter more than they think.

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  11. Our evolving democracy and the value of your voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | Examiner.com

    Voter participation rate in the United States ranks lower than war ravaged countries like Sierra Leon and even newborn democracies like East Timor . The chart on this page shows Belgium with a voter turnout of 93% and the US at the bottom of the list with only 38%! Despite the fact that the US is the world's oldest democracy , its voter turnout rate indicates that it is one of the poorest functioning democratic systems on the planet.

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  12. Nobel Winners: Come Clean on TorturePeace Prize laureates ask Obama for full disclosure.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | The Daily Beast

    ... by regimes around the world." The joint letter was organized by laureates Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former East Timor President Jose Ramos-Horta, and is part of a broader online petition campaign at TheCommunity.com. The appeal comes as the White ...

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  13. East Timor removes international judgesRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 26 | ABC News

    ELEANOR HALL: East Timor's government has now begun the process of removing all foreign judges and international judicial advisors from their posts. On Friday night during an extended closed session, the parliament passed a resolution to sack the international judges, citing concerns over their handling of a Timor oil gas dispute.

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  14. East Timor sacks foreign judges amid tax row with oil companiesRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 26 | ABC News

    CHRIS UHLMANN: East Timor will sack all its foreign judges today. The shock decision was made in a closed session of parliament in Dili on Friday night.

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  15. Widodo appoints Indonesia's first female foreign ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | ABC News

    ... targeted the embassy and Indonesian diplomats in Canberra over the Santa Cruz massacre by Indonesian troops in East Timor. But her decades of experience in the foreign service will benefit the new president, whose own foreign experience is limited. ...

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  16. East Timor sacks foreign judges, advisersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | ABC News

    East Timor, a country that counts Australia as a major donor, is sacking all the foreign judges and advisers in its justice system. The decision was made in a closed session of parliament in Dili on Friday night amid concerns about the judiciary's handling of a bitter dispute between East Timor and oil companies operating in the Timor Sea.

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  17. Indonesia's new president Joko Widodo announces cabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | The Age

    Indonesia's new foreign minister is a career diplomat who remembers well her first posting in Australia partly because she had her car vandalised in the furious protests following the 1991 Santa Cruz massacre in East Timor. Retno Marsudi, the Indonesian ambassador to the Netherlands, is a surprise choice over some more highly fancied rivals, and will be the country's first female foreign minister.

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  18. Slain Australian Robert Ellis's wife not kept in penury, insists friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Last Friday, murdered Australian expatriate Bob Ellis was supposed to be on a plane with the senior executives of Garuda Airlines, other Indonesian dignitaries and his wife to celebrate the opening of a new joint-venture air route from Denpasar to Dili, East Timor. The businessman, who was worth tens of millions of dollars, was a big investor in airlines, hotels and accommodation complexes including Air Timor, as well as running his main business, PT Masindo, which built, supplied and maintained telecommunications equipment for the biggest players in Jakarta.

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  19. Why Did the East Germany Really Go Under?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Counterpunch

    Over the course of 21 years, we've published many unflattering stories about Henry Kissinger. We've recounted his involvement in the Chilean coup and the illegal bombings of Cambodia and Laos; his hidden role in the Kent State massacre and the genocide in East Timor; his noxious influence peddling in DC and craven work for dictators and repressive regimes around the world.

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  20. All the Missing MuhammadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Counterpunch

    Over the course of 21 years, we've published many unflattering stories about Henry Kissinger. We've recounted his involvement in the Chilean coup and the illegal bombings of Cambodia and Laos; his hidden role in the Kent State massacre and the genocide in East Timor; his noxious influence peddling in DC and craven work for dictators and repressive regimes around the world.

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