Helsinki not just garden variety outrage
Trump’s performance in Helsinki may be the one scandal that isn’t simply swallowed whole by the next one.
Peters less than damning of Russia
The Acting PM says some of Donald Trump’s remarks on Russia have been confusing - but Peters himself seems to be downplaying Russian interference.
The price of NZ’s strategy-force mismatch
The Govt’s defence policy statement outlines the workload facing the NZDF, but does it have the resources?
Amid Brexit turmoil, a significant announcement
Amidst the ministerial resignations, the UK’s suggestion it could join the CPTPP was easy to miss - but how realistic is the idea?
Peters confirms China concerns
Acting PM confirms Beijing has raised concerns through diplomatic channels, but says New Zealand won’t pull its punches.
Sam Sachdeva: Bold defence plan comes at a cost
The Govt’s new defence statement pulls surprisingly few punches - but can it afford to deal with all the threats we face?
NZ-China relationship faces turbulence
Ron Mark says defence strategy’s bold China remarks are not about picking on the country - but one expert predicts “bumps in the road” ahead.
NZDF ‘puppet’ officer leaves Timor-Leste
Military man returns to NZ after accidentally publishing critical email about Timor-Leste government.