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Radio Australia Interview: Paul Buchanan On US looks to NZ to help counter China

Written by Selwyn Manning on Monday, September 24th, 2012

This week the United States’ Defence Secretary Leon Panetta visited New Zealand after holding bilateral meetings with the People’s Republic of China and Japan. Panetta met with New Zealand’s Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman and announced how the US and NZ are progressing their military and defence ties. Panetta also raised how the US is willing […]

The Pacific Fibre Issue – Has The US Gone Too Far?

Written by Selwyn Manning on Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

The Pacific Fibre Issue – Has The US Gone Too Far? Analysis – By Selwyn Manning. On Thursday morning Interest.co.nz‘s Alex Tarrant reported that the Kiwi Pacific Fibre cable project was sunk by US fears about Chinese investment, and espionage. Interest.co.nz‘s main contact was New Zealand-based invester Rod Drury who said: “It was made clear […]

Parliamentary Network on Nuclear Disarmament Visit to North Korea – Post Visit Speech

Written by 36th Parallel on Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Parliamentary Network on Nuclear Disarmament (PNND) Visit to North Korea (DPRK) – Post Visit Speech Speech by and courtesy of Matt Robson. See Also: Post North Korea Visit Report. ******* HON MATTHEW ROBSON, FORMER MINISTER OF DISARMAMENT AND ARMS CONTROL OF NEW ZEALAND SPEECH TO KOREAN ASSOCIATION OF NEW ZEALAND FAIRWAY LODGE TAKAPUNA AUCKLAND 05 […]

Interview: 95bFM’s Simon Maude IVs Selwyn Manning On The Washington Declaration

Written by Selwyn Manning on Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Interview: 95bFM’s Simon Maude IVs Selwyn Manning On New Zealand Signing the USA’s Washington Declaration Military Pact 95bFM The Wire Counter-Clockwise Bulletin – Recorded live on 21/06/12: Main Points – On Wednesday June 20, New Zealand’s Minister of Defence Jonathan Coleman met with the United States’ secretary of defense Leon Panetta at the Pentagon in […]

Analysis: New Zealand’s United Nations Security Council Bid

Written by Paul Buchanan on Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Analysis: New Zealand’s United Nations Security Council Bid. 36th Parallel Assessments – Analysis By Dr Paul G. Buchanan Introduction:On May 24, 2012the foreign ministers of the United States of America and New Zealand met for bilateral meetings after the conclusion of the NATO Summit in Chicago. Afghanistan, Syria and Myanmar were topics of discussion, but […]

Interview: Paul Buchanan & Glenn Williams on Nuclear Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Written by 36th Parallel on Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Eye on the World: Paul Buchanan & Glenn Williams on Nuclear Tensions on the Korean Peninsula 36th Parallel’s Dr Paul Buchanan is interviewed by KiwiFM’s Glenn Williams on this weeks nuclear non-proliferation summit in South Korea and what North Korea is attempting to achieve by its plan to launch a ballistic missile. Eye On The […]

Weekly Analysis Video: Tonga’s New King Tupou VI + NZ’s Policy Shift Over Iran

Written by Paul Buchanan on Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Weekly Analysis Video: Tonga’s New King Tupou VI + NZ’s Policy Shift Over Iran Dr Paul Buchanan introduces the featured analysis items on 36th-Parallel.com for the week, including Tonga’s Reform Timeline Ensures A Return To The Past Is Impossible, Nuclear Iran: New Zealand’s Police Silence Is A Foreign Policy Shift, and Proclamation of Tonga’s New […]

Weekly Analysis: Tonga’s Reform Timeline Ensures A Return To The Past Is Impossible

Written by Selwyn Manning on Saturday, March 24th, 2012

Weekly Analysis: Tonga’s Reform Timeline Ensures A Return To The Past Is Impossible Tonga’s transition from an authoritarian Monarchy-led and appointed government toward a Polynesian-style democracy received a blow of uncertainty with the death of the Late King George Tupou V. Even so, this is unlikely to cause Tonga to return to a state where its […]

36th-Parallel Regional News Round-Up – March 22 2012

Written by Selwyn Manning on Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

36th-Parallel Regional News Round-Up – March 22 2012 New Zealand: 36th Parallel Weekly Analysis: Nuclear Iran – New Zealand’s Silence Is A Foreign Policy Shift – As one of the most conspicuous non-nuclear states in the world, New Zealand has a long history of involvement with non-proliferation and disarmament issues. It is a long-standing member […]

Weekly Analysis: Nuclear Iran – New Zealand’s Silence Is A Foreign Policy Shift

Written by Paul Buchanan on Tuesday, March 20th, 2012

Weekly Analysis: Nuclear Iran – New Zealand’s Silence Is A Foreign Policy Shift As one of the most conspicuous non-nuclear states in the world, New Zealand has a long history of involvement with non-proliferation and disarmament issues. It is a long-standing member of the International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA) and of the Nuclear Suppliers Group […]

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