New Zealand’s Pacific reset has been praised by a top United States diplomat, who has warned Pacific countries against becoming “saddled with debt” as China boosts its spending in the region.
To Australian foreign policy expert Allan Gyngell, the world order as we knew it isn’t just changing - it’s over. Gyngell spoke to Sam Sachdeva about what China’s rise and America’s decline means for Australia and New Zealand, and what we can learn from the two countries’ diverging approaches to the Asia-Pacific.
The Islamic State’s military defeat in Iraq does not eliminate the terror threat it poses to the rest of the world, including New Zealand, a counter-terrorism expert says.
New Zealand mayors have talked up the benefits of increased collaboration with their Chinese counterparts, while steering clear of concerns about a soft power push from China.
Two of the bright young stars of world politics have met, with Jacinda Ardern inviting her Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau to New Zealand and suggesting the two countries have much to learn from each other.
An Australian committee will soon report back on whether to allow the deportation of under 18-year-old migrants, including New Zealanders, who commit crimes. What impact could this have on Trans-Tasman relations?
New Zealand has marked the 30th anniversary of its nuclear-free legislation, but according to a visiting professor, the world is at a greater risk of “nuclear catastrophe” than ever before. Sam Sachdeva reports.