A call for a temporary one world government to tackle Covid-19 makes sense, Professor Robert Patman says.
Covid-19 has brought science and interdependence back centre-stage, but global solidarity needs to step up if the war is to be won, Professor Robert Patman says.
See full interview belowWhoever blinks first in the global oil price war, it will not mean an immediate return to higher prices at the pump, Professor Robert Patman predicts.
Bernie Sanders is only extreme by United States standards. But even there, he is gaining in popularity, Professor Robert Patman says.
The deadly Coronavirus is being likened to Pearl Harbour and Chernobyl for its potential to change the course of history.
- See below for full interviewThis could be the year New Zealand emerges as a minor global power, Professor Robert Patman predicts.
Social media giants need to be held to account to ensure free and fair elections, Professor Robert Patman warns.
Ineffectual climate change responses and international trade wars are related symptoms of a globalised world acting in an increasingly fragmented way.
New Zealand must remember its sometimes-negative history in the Pacific as it builds a deeper relationship with Pacific Island states, Professor Robert Patman says.
How much longer can the United Kingdom and the United States continue to be part of the Five Eyes alliance under their current governments?
Violent protests in Chile have profound implications for all countries, including New Zealand, Prof Robert Patman says.
Momentous events in northern Syria show the New Zealand government continues to be irresponsible in its handling of New Zealand jihadist Mark Taylor, Professor Robert Patman says.
Do not be distracted by the prospect of another Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un talk fest. The real worry is the deteriorating relationship between South Korea and Japan, Professor Robert Patman warns.
Simon Bridges' populist and partisan take on China and online extremism could come back to bite him, warns Professor Robert Patman.
See below for full video interviewThe move to suspend the United Kingdom Parliament just weeks out from the Brexit leave date is a desperate gamble by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to hold on to...
Vladimir Putin's attempts to undermine Western democracies in order to keep his grip on power in Russia appear to be failing, Professor Robert Patman says.
The prospect of China establishing a military base in the South Pacific should not scare New Zealand in to marching in lockstep with Australia and the United States, Professor Patman warns.
In light of an endorsement of Boris Johnson's buffoonery and a slow response to Donald Trump's racism, New Zealand's leading politicians need to lift their game on the world stage, Prof Patman says.