New Zealand International Review

bimonthly journal devoted to the discussion and understanding of international issues that affect New Zealand.

Articles from Vol. 26, No. 3, May

AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: A Common Future in the ASIA-Pacific Region
Alexander Downer reflects on the ties that bind the trans-Tasman relationship. It has become something of a cliche that we talk about trans-Tasman relations with a bit of trepidation because there is that rivalry between us on the sports field --...
China and the United States
On 17 February 2001 the NZIIA ran a round table discussion led by Professor Yang Jiemian, Director of the Department of American Studies at the Shanghai Institute of International Studies. The debate in the US Congress over China's entry into the...
Climate Change and Nuclear Power
Jon Barnett takes issue with a recent treatment of the issue of climate change. In the NZIR's November-December 2000 issue (vol 24, no 6), Dr Ron Smith argued that a serious effort at tackling climate change requires a reassessment of our attitudes...
Defence Policy and the Death of Private Manning
Ron Smith raises questions about New Zealand's military involvement in East Timor. The circumstances of the killing of New Zealand private Leonard Manning in East Timor last year raised many more questions than were answered (or even addressed)...
Institute Notes
National Office and branch activities. In the week beginning on 19 February, the President, Sir Kenneth Keith, visited Geneva to take part in a meeting of the International Fact Finding Commission set up under the Red Cross conventions. Despite...
New Zealand and Peacekeeping
Jim Rolfe calls for a restructuring of New Zealand's military forces better to meet UN needs. Discussion abut the United Nations' need for certainty of troop contributions, for proper and uniform training standards and for uniform standard operating...
Promoting a Culture of Peace
Dame Laurie Salas outlines the UNESCO-sponsored efforts to encourage a peaceful and non-violent world for children. Addressing a meeting to mark United Nations Day on 25 October last year, Major-General Piers Reid noted that 2000 had been designated...
TURNING THE TIDE: A New Approach to Conflict Resolution
Peter Greener and Bethan Greener-Barcham report on a recent Auckland University, of Technology/British Council initiative held in Auckland. It has often been said that we live in `uncertain' times. The ending of the Cold War and its bi-polar structure...