Robert Ayson

Robert Ayson is professor of strategic studies at Victoria University of Wellington.

Feb 14, 2019

New Zealand and China: time for clarity in a hall of mirrors

As China sends abstract signals about its unhappiness with New Zealand, there are some concrete steps that Jacinda Ardern's government can take

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Oct 11, 2017

What will New Zealand do if Trump attacks North Korea?

Donald Trump's increasingly bellicose threats against North Korea's Kim Jong-Un are raising fears of all-out war. But if the worst happens, which way will New Zealand jump? Victoria University professor Robert Ayson considers the options.

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