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Alpers, Philip. 2015 ‘Disarming Everybody in Dili.’ The Pacific Region Lives Up to its Name with Disarming Success. Melbourne: The Conversation. 26 February
Disarming Everybody in Dili
In 2006 a regional intervention force landed in Dili, the capital of Australia's island neighbour Timor Leste. Its first priority was to disarm the Timorese military and police, then to strip local gangs of their weapons.
"We will be disarming everybody in Dili," said Brigadier Mick Slater. Two months later, peacekeepers were confident that most illegal firearms had been surrendered…