Abbas Nazari

Abbas Nazari is a Fulbright New Zealand scholar in the Security Studies Program at Georgetown University, Washington DC. @theabbasnazari

Politics
Oct 19, 2020

Looking at New Zealand through the lens of the US

With calamitous US politics stoking fear and division in an already fraught nation, the New Zealand election makes for a calm and refreshing change. 

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Society
Aug 27, 2020

Justice has been served in Christchurch. What comes next?

Let us hope the sentence handed down today allows the victims and their families to breathe a little easier.

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Society
Jun 13, 2020

Is this different? A New Zealander in Washington DC on two weeks of upheaval

As some sense of normality returns to the streets of the US capital, the focus has shifted to political action – but this protest movement is not over.

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Society
Nov 11, 2017

As a Tampa refugee, I have seen first-hand the impact when NZ takes moral leadership

As hundreds of refugees cry out for help from Manus Island, we need to remember what we're really about as a nation, writes Abbas Nazari.

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