One News Coverage Times - Christchurch Earthquake
One News Coverage Times
ONE News will stay on-air with
uninterrupted coverage of the Christchurch quake until at
least 11pm this evening.
AMP Business will not
broadcast tomorrow instead BREAKFAST will begin at 6am
and stay on-air through until at least
Broadcast times are being constantly
reassessed and may extend as this story
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Gordon Campbell: On Drone Strikes And Judith Collins‘ Last Stand
The news that a New Zealand citizen was killed last November in a US drone attack in Yemen brings the drones controversy closer to home.
To the US, drones are a legitimate response to the threat posed by the al Qaeda organisation and its franchisees... To the US, the drones carry the added advantage of not putting US troops at risk on the ground, and minimises the need for putting them in large numbers in bases in the countries concerned, always a politically sensitive point.
The counter-argument, well articulated by security analyst Paul Buchanan on RNZ this morning, is that this particular drone attack can be said to amount to an extra-judicial execution of a New Zealand citizen by one of our military allies, in circumstances where the person concerned posed no threat to New Zealand’s domestic security. More>>