By Bruce Hunt
Australia’s Northern guard? indicates how, for the reason that colonial instances, Australia has assessed the significance of Papua New Guinea by means of studying the targets of and threats from exterior assets, largely Imperial Germany, Japan, and Indonesia. It examines the numerous swap in Australia’s angle as this quarter approached independence in 1975, amid matters as to the hot nation’s destiny balance and solidarity. The phrases of Australia’s longterm defence venture are tested intimately and an exam is accessible additionally of the latest makes an attempt to outline the strategic significance of Papua New Guinea to Australia.
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