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2021-04-21 China-Japan-Koreas
'New Zealand backs out of 'Five Eyes' intelligence network's 'China-watch' over fears it will hit country's trade partnership
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Posted by Spot 2021-04-21 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [266 views ]  Top

#1 If they want to be as irrelevant as Andorra then so be it.
Posted by magpie 2021-04-21 01:07||   2021-04-21 01:07|| Front Page Top

#2 Since the main partner changed sides, what do you expect them to do?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2021-04-21 01:37||   2021-04-21 01:37|| Front Page Top

#3 Since when was New Zealand ever relevant? They're at the ass end of nowhere, have no military, and despise the US. Good riddance I say. Good luck as a Chinese vassal. They'll soon miss the good old days with us.
Posted by Knuckles Slererong5344 2021-04-21 02:58||   2021-04-21 02:58|| Front Page Top

#4 How far would New Zealand need to drift out of 5-Eyes before Rocket Labs would run into ITAR issues launching from New Zealand?
Posted by 3dc 2021-04-21 06:39||   2021-04-21 06:39|| Front Page Top

#5 Does this make it Four-Eyes? Somehow that seems cosmically apt!
Posted by NoMoreBS 2021-04-21 11:25||   2021-04-21 11:25|| Front Page Top

#6 Drop them out completely. No reason for them to be there - NZ has no special relationship with the US. Australia and UK? Maybe, but not the US. And especially now with the Kiwis turning to jelly-spined socialists and kneeling to be hand-fed like good little slaves by the Chinese.

The Maori, where Kiwis get their toughness rep, have become neutered: all about tattoos and "Hollywood" Haka for the cameras, not warrior culture. No real balls left in most of them under 35 anymore.
Posted by These Forkbeard7574 2021-04-21 13:36||   2021-04-21 13:36|| Front Page Top

#7 That is foreign minister Muhata.

Still, better than our Team K-Pop.
Posted by swksvolFF 2021-04-21 17:47||   2021-04-21 17:47|| Front Page Top

#8 If our foreign policy were run by cute teenage korean chick singers, swksvolFF, it would be an improvement. Like, totally less grody and stuff.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2021-04-21 20:03||   2021-04-21 20:03|| Front Page Top

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Posted by Woodrow 2021-04-21 22:38||   2021-04-21 22:38|| Front Page Top

#10 It's still a loss.
Posted by Spoter B 2021-04-21 23:48||   2021-04-21 23:48|| Front Page Top

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