In this episode of Global Insight, Professor Robert Patman discusses Greta Thunberg's recent criticism of Jacinda Ardern and New Zealand's apparent lack of efforts to halt climate change.
The stakes are rising in Myanmar, as the country edges closer to civil war.
Boris Johnson is being called out for hypocrisy over Belarus.
Watch video highlights:Russia has reacted angrily to the Ukraine national football team's new jersey that bears a map which includes Crimea, a region annexed by Russia in 2014.
The 10-year-old Syrian war highlights the urgent need to reform an impotent United Nations, Professor Robert Patman says.
New Zealand needs to pull up its own socks over dealings with potential ISIS terrorists, Professor Robert Patman says.
Covid-19 has fundamentally changed the world, potentially for the better, Professor Robert Patman says.
Watch: In this episode of Global Insight, Otago Daily Times reporter Bruce Munro talks to international relations expert Professor Robert Patman about the protests which have engulfed major cities across the United States in the past 10 days.
Covid-19 could be a game-changer for climate change politics, Professor Robert Patman says.
Bernie Sanders is only extreme by United States standards. But even there, he is gaining in popularity, Professor Robert Patman says.
This could be the year New Zealand emerges as a minor global power, Professor Robert Patman predicts.
- See below for full interviewThis could be the year New Zealand emerges as a minor global power, Professor Robert Patman predicts.
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...
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.
Police raids this week on an Australian media organisation and a journalist's home are the actions you would expect of an authoritarian regime, Professor Robert Patman says.
It is important China gets the message that democracies cannot be pressured in to changing their positions on core issues such as democracy and human rights, Prof Robert Patman says. The international relations specialist made the comments during an ODTtv Global Insight interview about the increasingly fraught relationship between New Zealand and China.
Japan would like to join New Zealand's intelligence-sharing alliance to improve its relationship with the United States, Professor Robert Patman believes.