Richard Tanter, in a new post to the Nautilus Peace and Security Network (NAPSNet) blog, writes that the recent rapprochement between New Zealand and the United States is born of shared concern about the rise of China and from a recognition by the US that New Zealand’s 1984 ban on “the entry of nuclear-armed ships is not incompatible with an alliance with the United States…” [read more].
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