Sat, 01 Sep 2012 6:05p.m.
The Government is fighting for a seat at what it calls the high table of international affairs: the United Nations Security Council.
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3/09/2012 9:31:59 a.m.
"The strengthening alliance with the U.S" has cost us many millions already. To control and dictate world affairs costs a lot of money! But why pay - why be on the council at all? What does NZ gain from all this cost and war involvement? With todays crumbling Europe and faultering U.S and massive debt, homeless, jobless in their own country what has any of this acheived?? Why not scrap the UN? It is just a way to legalise war and diplomatic corruption in other countries!
2/09/2012 11:16:47 a.m.
"The strengthening alliance with the US could prove our undoing, with some countries questioning our bias."
That's right. This Government might not *buy* a seat on the UN Security Council, but they'd certainly sell it.
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