Robert Patman

Political studies professor Robert Patman's research interests concern international relations, global security, US foreign policy, great powers, and the Horn of Africa. In 2019 he was named one of the University of Otago’s inaugural Sesquicentennial Distinguished Chairs.

Oct 15, 2020

The breakdown of the international order is raising barely a shrug this election

As the international rules-based system weakens, where are our political leaders on the issue?

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May 25, 2020

A new geopolitics will emerge from Covid-19, and NZ can be at its forefront

Nations that acted early and effectively – like New Zealand – have an important role to play in the global recovery.

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