Could New Zealand suffer an act of cyberwar?

Could New Zealand suffer an act of cyberwar?

By Hannah Brown – As multilateral institutions like the United Nations and NATO move to define cyberwar and develop legal frameworks to regulate it, the word cyberwar has still never been uttered in New Zealand’s parliament. This, despite the fact cyberweapons...
The Loss of Personhood: Identity in Refugee Camps

The Loss of Personhood: Identity in Refugee Camps

By India-Mae Osborne – When war erupted between Russia and Georgia in 2008, an estimated 150,000 refugees fled, many finding themselves stranded in tents with little to no prospects of returning home. In Karaleti, a space created for donor funded humanitarian...
Will Korean reunification alter Sino-North Korean relations?

Will Korean reunification alter Sino-North Korean relations?

By Guechbouy OEUNG (Min) – The meeting between North Korean and South Korean leaders during the Inter-Korean Summit on 27th April 2018, to end the Korean War is a major historical event after decades of tension between the two in the Korean peninsula.   The...
New Zealand Defence Force prepares for cyber threats

New Zealand Defence Force prepares for cyber threats

By Hannah Brown – Cyber threats are the new front line for our defence forces, according to the government’s new Strategic Defence Policy statement, released in July by Defence Minister Ron Mark. This new emphasis is shared by scholars Hughes and Colarik,...