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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?

In this week's podcast, Paul G. Buchanan and Selwyn Manning discuss: Geopolitics and how the global order is changing fast after the United States withdrawal from Afghanistan. This includes; the USA, Australia and the UK announce a trilateral security defence alliance, plus the nuclearisation of Australia's submarine fleet. Also, China shifts strategy to mainland interests and hits the Silk Road running.

A View from Afar: In this week's live podcast Paul G. Buchanan and Selwyn Manning will examine how the United States’ military arm is now pivoting to the Indo-Pacific region, as the People’s Republic of China pivots westward to a land-based Silk Road orientation.

In this week's podcast, Paul G. Buchanan and Selwyn Manning discuss: three areas that have been relied on to protect New Zealanders from terror-styled attacks; legal measures designed to protect communities from danger and even protect individuals from themselves and why they failed.

In this week's podcast, Paul G. Buchanan and Selwyn Manning will discuss: three areas that have been relied on to protect New Zealanders from terror-styled attacks; legal measures designed to protect communities from danger and even protect individuals from themselves and why they failed.

With the United States being viewed as responsible for a monumental botch-up in Afghanistan, how should its traditional security partners, including NATO and Australia, regard US-leadership in conflict? And, how should US allies position their own national interest in the future?

A View from Afar - In this week's podcast, Paul G. Buchanan and Selwyn Manning will discuss: with the United States being viewed as responsible for a monumental botch-up in Afghanistan, how should its traditional security partners, including NATO, position for the future?

In the first half of this week's podcast Selwyn Manning and Paul Buchanan are joined by Dr David Robie to examine instability in the Pacific's Polynesian region - specifically to identify what’s going on in: New Caledonia, Fiji, Samoa. In the second half, Buchanan and Manning analyse the latest on Afghanistan and consider whether the USA's humiliating withdrawal suggests an end to liberal internationalism.

https://youtu.be/cvga01tHYRc A View from Afar: In the first half of this week's podcast Selwyn Manning and Paul Buchanan will be joined by Dr David Robie...

Selwyn Manning and Paul Buchanan present this week’s podcast where they analyse the crisis, the tragedy, unfolding in Afghanistan, including an apparent intelligence failure. But were former president Donald Trump and current President Joe Biden told of the likelihood of a swift and total takeover by Taliban as soon as the US-led forces began to pull out?

https://youtu.be/GOWAxGVoND0 A View from Afar: Selwyn Manning and Paul Buchanan will present this week’s podcast, A View from Afar, LIVE at midday Thursday where they...

A VIEW FROM AFAR: Dr Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning are joined by Melanesian and Pacific affairs expert, Dr David Robie, to discuss how Covid-19 has become a trigger of instability in the wider Pacific Region. In this, the first of a two-part SPECIAL, we deep dive into the complexities of Melanesian west Pacific affairs.

https://youtu.be/Xck7qIB33Mc LIVE PODCAST: In this episode of A View from Afar Paul Buchanan and Selwyn Manning are joined by Dr David Robie to discuss how...

Selwyn Manning and Paul Buchanan present this week’s podcast, A View from Afar with a deep-dive into cyber-attacks and hybrid warfare - Especially how 2021 has witnessed a Cold War II styled stand-off between global powers.