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SCHEDULED LIVE: Manning and Buchanan on NZ’s National Security Strategy – Also World Watch

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A View from Afar: Selwyn Manning and Paul Buchanan invite you to join them for this week’s podcast, where they will analyse New Zealand’s national security strategy (midday, Thursday, NZST). There has been no defence white paper since the John Key National-led governments and no comprehensive review of New Zealand’s strategic priorities, nor assessment of the […]

A View from Afar: Selwyn Manning and Paul Buchanan invite you to join them for this week’s podcast, where they will analyse New Zealand’s national security strategy (midday, Thursday, NZST).

There has been no defence white paper since the John Key National-led governments and no comprehensive review of New Zealand’s strategic priorities, nor assessment of the region’s threat landscape both internal and external.

Now, with hybrid threats like cyberwarfare and terrorism adopting an “intermestic” (international and domestic) characteristic due to on-line recruitment and radicalisation, the perceived need is to develop a holistic national security strategy that addresses defence, security and intelligence needs of the 2020 decade.

But what does this all mean for New Zealand’s defence forces, intelligence community, cyber-defence agencies… and the Aotearoa New Zealand public?

ALSO: World Watch – The latest/recent round of elections in places like Peru, Mexico and Israel can be viewed as referendums on neoliberalism and national populism.

For example: You can see how Israel prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has adopted Donald Trump-like rhetoric to describe his opponents.

A similar style has been used by the right wing in Peru as well as in Brazil.

The Peru election pits a socialist native Indian against Peru’s former dictator Fujimori’s daughter. She is a neoliberal conservative.

Mexico too is going through a violent period involving state and local elections. In Mexico too, the situation appears as a referendum on the current federal government. Both national populism and various socialist approaches have something in common: both ideologies reject neoliberal economic theory in principle and in fact.

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Has neoliberalism run its course?

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If you miss the LIVE Episode, you can see it as video-on-demand, and earlier episodes too, by checking out EveningReport.nz or, subscribe to the Evening Report podcast here.

The MIL Network’s podcast A View from Afar was Nominated as a Top  Defence Security Podcast by Threat.Technology – a London-based cyber security news publication.

Threat.Technology placed A View from Afar at 9th in its 20 Best Defence Security Podcasts of 2021 category. You can follow A View from Afar via our affiliate syndicators.

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Source: Setting The Agenda – The Daily Blog https://thedailyblog.co.nz/2021/06/09/scheduled-live-manning-and-buchanan-on-nzs-national-security-strategy-also-world-watch/

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