Clinton Fernandes


Indonesia and East Timor: Against impunity, for justice

Clinton Fernandes of the Australian Defence Force Academy outlines the history of successive forums for investigation of crimes committed in East Timor by Indonesian military forces and militia forces under Indonesian control between 1975 and 1999 and reviews the work of courts and inquiries under...

Military links between Australia and Indonesia: an amoral assessment

Clinton Fernandes reviews the 2006 security agreement between Australia and Indonesia and finds that the realpolitik argument fails on its own terms. He rejects claims that military cooperation will enhance counter-terrorism, contribute to stability in Indonesia, or facilitate awareness of human rights issues within the...