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When the chips are down, NZ needs mates

Peter Griffin
Thu, 30 Sep 2021

When the chips are down, NZ needs mates
The QAUD leaders including US President Joe Biden meet over the weekend. (Image: Getty)
Peter Griffin
Thu, 30 Sep 2021
It should be abundantly clear to all of us by now that the world is shifting into separate camps clustered around the two big superpowers – the United States and China.This polarising force will mould geopolitics for decades to come and make our strategy of maintaining affable independence increasingly difficult.It sees our friends around the world grouping into new alliances. Last week I wrote about how the AUKUS security deal between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States will involve those countries sharing cutting edge ar...

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