Paul Sinclair


India-New Zealand track two dialogue: geopolitical trends in the Asia Pacific including maritime security

Geo-political trends point to the decline of the Post - Cold War order in the Asia Pacific region. Introduction For several decades Asia Pacific geopolitics has been dominated by the strategic primacy of the United States. That is changing. New economic and strategic power centres...
Briefing paper

Australia’s boat people problem: is the Pacific solution really a solution?

Providing a brief history of boat arriving asylum seekers in Australia, as well as the various government solutions to cope with an increase in numbers, this paper asks whether New Zealand would be better placed, before PNG, to accommodate a greater number of people.
Discussion paper

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula: implications for New Zealand

Introduction: New Zealand’s bilateral relationship with South Korea is founded on strong political, economic and security links that date back to the Korean War. New Zealand responded to the United Nations Security Council’s call for members of the United Nations to assist South Korea in...