By David Horner

This quantity of the reputable historical past of Australian Peacekeeping, Humanitarian and Post-Cold battle Operations is the 1st entire learn of Australia's function within the peacekeeping and peace enforcement operations that built on the finish of the chilly conflict. 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 arguable participation within the 1991 Gulf conflict. With specific entry to Australian govt files and during broad interviews, David Horner explains the high-level political heritage to those actions and analyses the behavior of the missions. He brings to existence the little-known, but notable tales of a lot of people who took half. this can be an authoritative and compelling historical past of the way participants of the Australian Defence strength engaged with the realm at a vital time in overseas affairs.

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