By Bruce Hunt
Australia’s Northern safeguard? indicates how, given that colonial occasions, Australia has assessed the significance of Papua New Guinea through interpreting the pursuits of and threats from exterior resources, mostly Imperial Germany, Japan, and Indonesia. It examines the numerous switch in Australia’s angle as this quarter approached independence in 1975, amid issues as to the hot nation’s destiny balance and harmony. The phrases of Australia’s longterm defence venture are tested intimately and an exam is accessible additionally of the newest makes an attempt to outline the strategic value of Papua New Guinea to Australia.
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