Donghua Liu: Comment from Tim Barnett
General Secretary of the
New Zealand Labour Party
Comment from Tim Barnett
In response to media reports, Party staff have looked
through the 2007 records today, and found no record of
donations in the name of Donghua
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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.