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STORY OF THE WEEK: National Defence & Nukes Policy

STORY OF THE WEEK: Week Ending 14 May 2004
National Defence Policy

COMMENT: Brash Shows He’s A Worthy Combater For Clark - Lou Garvey Writes: Shock. Horror. National’s inevitably messy, but in the circumstances not too messy, public disposal of the Creech Report on the country’s anti-nuclear stance had been undone by ill-judged remarks by the inexperienced MP from Rangitikei. See... An Ominous Sign For Labour

Why Bush And Rummy Don’t Need Dithering Don - President Bush and his embattled Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld have enough problems right now without having Don Brash in Washington without the guiding hand of a responsible adult, says New Zealand First leader Winston Peters. See... Nuclear Deception And Learning On The Job
ALSO:
- Scoop’s PM Presser Report - Israelis, Torture & Don Brash's Lunchtime
- Don Brash - National Leader says speculation 'mischievous'
- SSC - State Service Commissioner's statement on MFAT
- Libertarianz - Nats lower their colours

Heat On Brash 'The Peacenik' Over Nuke Remarks - National's position on changing New Zealand's nuclear-free legislation becomes more bizarre by the day, says Foreign Minister Phil Goff. See... Brash nuke position more bizarre by the day
MORE: NZ First - National Naive Over Nukes

… & Defence Spokesman Power Is Also Confusing Some - "The Dominion Post's assertion that comments I made one week ago at a Regional Conference are National Party policy is wrong. The National Party will release its defence policy later this year and that was pointed out to the reporter at the time." See…Statement from Simon Power Re: Dominion
MORE:
- NZ First - National's Unusual Defence And Foreign Policies
- Govt. - Nats show their true colours

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