The Swiss holes in anti-Aukus rhetoric

Foreign Affairs

As the government considers whether or not to join the polarizing Aukus defense pact, criticism of the deal grows – but calls for New Zealand to become ‘the Switzerland of the South Pacific’, ignores the changing regional environment and what such an approach would entail, writes Dr. Reuben Steff

In recent weeks, the Labor Government has indicated its interest in joining pillar two of the Aukus security pact (sharing advanced military technologies, including