Fighting ISIS & the troublingly “high price” of being family with the USA and Britain

On 24 May 1965, Keith Holyoake and his Cabinet formally committed to provide combat troops to the growing conflict in Vietnam. Though they had provided modest support up until this date, this was the point at which our position became the position of our allies Australia and the USA. Over the next decade, more than… Read More Fighting ISIS & the troublingly “high price” of being family with the USA and Britain

Key plays up ISIS to betray our freedoms for a Security Council seat

John Key’s deliberately murky statements about New Zealanders who want to be “foreign fighters” and who are sympathetic to ISIS in late September have now led to a Cabinet briefing today suggesting legislative changes that will put us more in line with our allies and will no doubt lead to Key’s signposted decision to join the… Read More Key plays up ISIS to betray our freedoms for a Security Council seat