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.
Global inequality and the rise of authoritarian states pose the greatest threat in 2019, Professor Robert Patman warns.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is being urged to voice concerns about irregularities in the United Kingdom's Brexit referendum lest they open the door to authoritarian rule.
New Zealand needs to be voicing concerns about illegal activities that occurred during the United Kingdom's Brexit vote, Prof Robert Patman says.
Tonight on Global Insight, the ODT's Bruce Munro talks with international relations specialist Professor Robert Patman about the significance the murder of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.