Information required on jogger in Christchurch
Information required on jogger in
Christchurch Police are seeking
information in relation to the identification of an Asian
male who collapsed while jogging near Saint Barnabas Church
on Fendalton Road, at 8:30am this morning.
approximately 65 years old, wearing white Asics running
shoes, navy blue shorts, grey polo shirt, purple cap with a
green peak and a silver Eternity
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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>>