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Papua New Guinea

Analytic Brief: Political Learning and the PNG Elections.

Written by Paul Buchanan on Friday, July 6th, 2012

Analytic Brief: Political Learning and the PNG Elections. From time to time 36th Parallel Assessments publishes broadly conceptual or theoretical essays as in-house background that can be used to guide assessments. These are not meant to be detailed or comprehensive. Instead, they are designed to frame analysis of the subjects under discussion.In this analytic brief the […]

Status of Forces Report Part 2: Military Professionalism in the South Pacific.

Written by Paul Buchanan on Friday, May 25th, 2012

Status of Forces Report Part 2: Military Professionalism in the South Pacific. 36th Parallel Assessment Series – By Paul G. Buchanan Introduction: In Part One of the the Status of Forces series, 36th Parallel Assessments offered an overview of typologies of military forces and civil-military relations. Designed as an introduction to the subject for readers […]

Beatson Interview – Selwyn Manning IVs Henry Yamo on Papua New Guinea Instability

Written by 36th Parallel on Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Beatson Interview – Selwyn Manning IVs Henry Yamo on Papua New Guinea Instability Text Report by 36th Parallel & Pacific.Scoop.co.nz: Peter O’Neill and his supporters have defiantly declared their caretaker government in charge in the in lead-up to next month’s Papua New Guinea general election despite his administration being declared illegal by the Supreme Court. […]

Arms Smuggling Into PNG From Indonesia As Elections Draw Close

Written by 36th Parallel on Friday, May 11th, 2012

Arms Smuggling Into PNG From Indonesia As Elections Draw Close First published in the Post-Courier and Pacific Scoop (Pacific Media Centre) Report – By Frank Rai in Port Moresby. Police in Vanimo have confirmed a gun running syndicate operating between the Highlands region of Papua New Guinea and Indonesia is smuggling high-powered firearms into the […]

Interview: Why Australia & NZ Have Taken A Softly Approach Over Papua New Guinea’s Crisis

Written by Selwyn Manning on Friday, May 4th, 2012

Interview: Glenn Williams IVs Selwyn Manning on Why Australia & NZ Have Taken A Softly Approach Over Papua New Guinea’s Crisis Introduction: As Papua New Guinea struggles to maintain order in the face of two clashing political factions, its two southern neighbors Australia and New Zealand are compelled to tread a soft diplomatic line rather […]

The Papua New Guinea Crisis – Australia and New Zealand’s Challenge

Written by Selwyn Manning on Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

The Papua New Guinea Crisis – Australia and New Zealand’s Challenge Weekly Analysis – By Selwyn Manning. As Papua New Guinea struggles to maintain order in the face of two clashing political factions, its two southern neighbors Australia and New Zealand are compelled to tread a soft diplomatic line rather than risk destroying progressive rapprochement with […]

36th Parallel Analysis Update – May 1 2012

Written by Paul Buchanan on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

36th Parallel Analysis Update – May 1 2012 36th-Parallel.com’s Dr Paul Buchanan presents the week’s analysis round-up, highlighting top items for the week beginning April 30 to May 6 2012 – including: Chile’s Pacific Naval Presence, and, Is Papua New Guinea A Failing State? See Also: Weekly Analysis: Chile’s Pacific Presence. Weekly Analysis: Is Papua […]

Guest Analysis: Pacific Tilting West To PNG – And Super Power Rivalry

Written by 36th Parallel on Friday, April 27th, 2012

Guest Analysis: Pacific Tilting West To PNG – And Super Power Rivalry By economist Professor Wadan Narsey This analysis was first published on Pacific Scoop: If this was a news release by a geologist, alarm bells would be ringing around the Pacific and international scientific community. But retitle it “Pacific politics tilting to PNG” and […]

Weekly Analysis: Is Papua New Guinea A Failing State?

Written by Paul Buchanan on Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Weekly Analysis: Is Papua New Guinea A Failing State? Analysis and Forecast – by Paul G. Buchanan. The ongoing political crisis in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is what is known in comparative politics as an “impossible game:” all major political actors have the ability to veto their opponent’s projects but none have the ability to […]

Interview: Pacific Geopolitics Reshapes As Melanesians Assert Security Autonomy

Written by Selwyn Manning on Friday, April 13th, 2012

Interview: Pacific Geopolitics Reshapes As Melanesians Assert Security Autonomy Glenn Williams interviews 36th-Parallel.com’s Selwyn Manning on why Melanesian leaders have asserted from a security sense an independence and autonomy that renders Australia and New Zealand almost redundant in Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu. Melanesia’s solidarity-move counters what can be perceived as a weak […]

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