On one hand, a growing Bougainvillean nationalism and a sense of separate identity and on the other, a sovereign Government defending its very legitimacy. Papua New Guinea (PNG) is not entirely unique in a world which is seeing the re-emergence of ethnicity in international relations.
Lavaka Ata, Ulukalala
"The Bougainville Crisis and PNG-Australia elations.,"
Culture Mandala: The Bulletin of the Centre for East-West Cultural and Economic Studies: Vol. 3
, Article 3.
Available at: http://epublications.bond.edu.au/cm/vol3/iss1/3