The Government has said that it will make a decision on the future of New Zealand’s deployment in Afghanistan by September 30th. A decision on deployment in Iraq will be made by November. Thomas Coughlan reports.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that she is opposed to militarisation in the Pacific when asked about a potential Chinese base in Vanuatu.
Faced with an assertive China and a warring but isolationist United States, Asia is becoming more dangerous by the day. Thomas Coughlan talks to visiting American academic Zack Cooper about the security concerns in the region.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has refused to buckle on his country’s deportation of Kiwis, claiming it is both legally and morally right to send back criminals who may never have stepped foot in New Zealand.
In many ways, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s first foreign policy speech was as much about what she didn’t say as what she did. Sam Sachdeva reports on the main takeaways from Ardern’s address.
Rod Oram has been traveling through the south and west of America over the last month and reflects on an historic and ugly moment of American reinvention, driven by Donald Trump.