The Swiss holes in anti-Aukus rhetoric


Foreign Affairs

As the Government weighs up whether or not to join the polarising Aukus defence pact, criticism of the deal is growing – but calls for New Zealand to become ‘the Switzerland of the South Pacific’ ignore the changing regional environment and what such an approach would entail, Dr Reuben Steff writes

In recent weeks, the Labour government has indicated an interest in joining pillar two of the Aukus security pact (the sharing of advanced military technologies, including qua