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A View from Afar – In this podcast, political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning will examine the Implications of the Russia-Ukrainian conflict and how it impacts on regional security architecture.

A View from Afar – In this podcast, political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning bring you a programme in three parts. First a roundup of Putin’s V-Day speech; they then evaluate a raft of election results that have occurred around the world; and then deep dive into the PRC-Solomons security deal.

A View from Afar - In this podcast, political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning will discuss how numerous countries have committed aid, intelligence expertise, military hardware and weapons to a multilateral effort in support of Ukraine.

In this podcast, political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning analyse how it is now clear the atrocities committed against Ukrainian civilians is widespread, appears systematic, and may be coldly planned by Russian leaders as troops withdraw toward the east. But can justice be achieved?

https://youtu.be/6sUNtP8MyuY A View from Afar – In this podcast, political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning raise the question:  If escalation of the Russian war...

A View from Afar – In this podcast, political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning unpack why the west has been losing a strategic deterrence advantage against Russian Federation president Vladimir Putin, but equally how this may be about to change.

In this podcast, political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning deep dive into the big picture that hangs over the Russian invasion of Ukraine. That big picture has many aspects to it, and as such any resolution to the atrocities being committed in Ukraine will likely be weighed against what is a challenge to the International law and rules-based order.

A View from Afar – In this podcast, political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning discuss the ongoing Russian attacks against Ukraine, including: Whether the Russian Federation’s president Vladimir Putin has lost the support of significant leaders of allied nations, and if so what does this mean for Russia as a global power?

Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning discuss whether sanctions will be effective in deterring Russian president Vladimir Putin from a full invasion of Ukraine and indeed cause Russian military to return to the Russian side of the Ukraine border.

A View from Afar – In this podcast, political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning will discuss whether sanctions will be effective in deterring Russian president Vladimir Putin from a full invasion of Ukraine and indeed cause Russian military to return to the Russian side of the Ukraine border.

Political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning deep-dive into the latest events emerging from the Russia/Ukraine crisis, and they consider: What does Russia’s Vladimir Putin want from NATO and the US in a negotiated diplomatic solution to the Ukraine issue? And what, from Ukraine’s perspective, is the most favourable outcome from the threat of the Russian military build-up on its border.

A View from Afar – In this podcast, political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning will deep-dive into the latest events emerging from the Russia/Ukraine crisis, and they will consider: What does Russia’s Vladimir Putin want from NATO and the US in a negotiated diplomatic solution to the Ukraine issue?

A View from Afar: In this the first episode for 2022 Paul G. Buchanan and Selwyn Manning discuss what we all should expect to unfold in 2022 - especially with regard to foreign affairs and global security.

A View from Afar – In this podcast, political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning consider and analyse the most significant global issues that define 2021. The topics include: - Leadership: Trump, Putin, Xi, Biden; - Pandemic: Impact of Covid-19 & variants on global security; - Security: Afghanistan, AUKUS, Autonomous Weapons, Cyber-Hackers/Attackers.

Bannonism-Trumpism, a cultural ideological export - Political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning deep-dive into how Aotearoa New Zealand is in the cross-hairs of two distinct political powers - one has been around for awhile and applies influence operations aimed at elites; and the other is new to this part of the world and uses cultural and ideological diffusion that is aimed at civil society. Can countries like New Zealand resist the slide into US-styled political chaos?

Political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning discuss: how it is now over one year since United States voters went to the polls and elected Joe Biden as president - or perhaps it’s fair to say, voted Donald Trump out of the White House. What are the big issues that have challenged the Joe Biden Administration? What are his wins and losses? Why the Biden-Xi US-China summit was a win; and how Trumpism (both domestically and as a cultural export) is an enduring challenge.
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In this podcast, political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning discuss the Covid-19 driven transition from Neo-liberal to Neo-Keynesian Economics. In particular, Buchanan and Manning examine whether we are witnessing a fundamental change to global economics

Paul G. Buchanan and Selwyn Manning analyse how supply-chain bottlenecks, a global economic reset, and post-pandemic security are about to trigger a new era in geo-economics. Wherever you are around the world, if you haven’t yet experienced the impact of supply-chain pressures, then you soon will.

A View from Afar – In this podcast, Paul G. Buchanan and Selwyn Manning will analyse how supply-chain bottlenecks, a global economic reset, and post-pandemic security are about to trigger a new era in geo-economics.

A View from Afar: Paul G. Buchanan and Selwyn Manning will analyse how Taiwan is delicately navigating its way between two clashing global powers. On one side there's China and on the other is the USA. Taiwan has been self-governing for over 70 years. It insists it wants to remain an independently governed economy. Can it navigate a pathway to relative peace through diplomatic means? Yes, and here's how.

In this episode of A View from Afar political scientist Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning discuss how security threats present themselves in a multitude of forms. This week we look at a threat that mixes belief with nationalism. This threat is most obvious in its homeland where the movement was conceived. But its devotees have migrated to countries all over the world. When confronted by others within their communities, they respond with threats that by degrees… become more sinister.

Paul G. Buchanan and Selwyn Manning analyse the AUKUS Alliance and deep-dive into how the AUKUS Alliance has triggered a geopolitical realignment. Why has this Anglophone AUKUS alliance formed? And what's the fallout?