Martin Doyle cartoon Down and dirty with the PM
Down and dirty with the PM
John Key is responsible for our
security services. At the same time, he keeps regular
contact with right-wing muckrakers targeting his political
rivals. This combination debases the role of Prime
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Gordon Campbell: On The Tokenism Of New Zealand's Role Against Islamic State
To date, the Opposition has continued to occupy itself with the marginalia of the issue. E.g. whether Key did or didn’t know whether Barack Obama would be present at the US briefing last week on IS, or whether New Zealand’s military involvement is or isn’t already a fait accompli.
It might be better to tackle the issue, head on. Our contribution against IS will be to send SAS forces to train the Iraqis? That’s like offering trainers to General Custer just as the 7th cavalry reached the Little Big Horn.