Parker Novak

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Parker Novak is a US-based foreign policy and government relations specialist and the former Timor-Leste and Indonesia Resident Program Director for the International Republican Institute. Opinions expressed are his own and do not reflect those of his current or previous employers.

José Ramos-Horta's Australian visit: a checklist
José Ramos-Horta's Australian visit: a checklist
The Greater Sunrise LNG field will top his agenda, along with economic diversification and ASEAN membership.
Unpacking the China/Timor-Leste bilateral agreements…
Unpacking the China/Timor-Leste bilateral agreements…
…and the unfolding geopolitical rivalry around them.
Timor-Leste: Building towards the next 20 years
Timor-Leste: Building towards the next 20 years
Two decades of independence has seen laudable achievements but stormy economic waters lie ahead.
The not-so-hidden contest behind Timor-Leste’s presidential election
The not-so-hidden contest behind Timor-Leste’s presidential election
On the ballot it’s Guterres versus Horta, but also Gusmão versus Alkatiri continuing their post-independence feud.
Key questions as Timor‑Leste’s presidential contest goes to a run-off
Key questions as Timor‑Leste’s presidential contest goes to a run-off
The first round of voting showed resistance-era figures still dominate. But questions swirl over who wins the prize.
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