Professor, Politics and International Relations – Swinburne University of Technology
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The return of Ramos-Horta
Michael Leach analyses the implications of Jose Ramos Horta’s return to the presidency in Timor-Leste.
Old rivalries and party splits: The presidential runoff in Timor-Leste
Timor-Leste will choose a new president next week after a two-round election that has exposed historic rivalries and political fissures that could affect the country’s political stability, writes Michael Leach.
Timor's presidential poll
The presidential election in Timor-Leste could pave the way for a new generation of leadership writes Michael Leach. But first it faces a challenge to political stability.
Time for a Cross-Party Consensus on Oil and Gas in Dili?
Timor-Leste’s change of government raises the issue of the long-term management of oil and gas wealth. Expert analyst Michael Leach asks whether it is time to put politics aside for the country’s long-term economic health.