Last week’s cross-examination demonstrated that the NZDF had consistently misled its Ministers (and the wider public) for years, over the impact of our activities in Afghanistan
The IGIS report investigates NZ’s role in the CIA’s illegal system of rendition and torture of captives in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, and the subsequent invasion of Afghanistan.
New Zealand lawyers have been forced to rely on the relatively open US military and FOIA processes in order to be able to participate adequately in a New Zealand inquiry
Reportedly most (and possibly all) of the Royal Commission investigation into the Christchurch mosque shootings will be closed to the general public and to the media.
The history of harm done by the US military is now tending to obscure the harm that’s being done by the polar opposite impulse: American isolationism.