“Diplomacy always has an important role to play if you ultimately want to find long-term solutions..." (Prime Minister John Key on Security Council role). Given the formidable list of difficult issues and recent cuts to ministry staff, how can the pool of expertise be extended?
A way through cybersecurity controversies with the potential to first garner the support of all political parties in New Zealand, and then also international support from the United States, China, and other nations....
New Zealand’s traditional paradigm of military alignments and war-fighting with its roots in its colonial Anglo Saxon past does not provide the map Prime Minister John Key needs to address the Korean crisis constructively. His predecessor Helen Clarke’s nuclear-free diplomacy did. John Key's Foreign Minister McCully seems to understand what is needed.
Could New Zealand and Turkey build on their historically-grounded ANZAC relationship to help prevent (potentially nuclear) war breaking out in the present? Could they begin conversations in antipodean Wellington?
She said she had noticed I was rather intense and uptight and thought – for my own good and the good of others – I should aim to be calm and laid back like the Non Violent Communication (NVC) specialist Marshall Rosenberg