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Flashback to NZ’s nuclear-free law 1987: Challenging Goliath

By   /  June 11, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Democracy, English, Featured story, Front page, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Military, New Zealand, Nuclear Issues, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Reportage, Special Report  /  Comments Off on Flashback to NZ’s nuclear-free law 1987: Challenging Goliath

MIL OSI Analysis – New Zealand quietly celebrated 30 years of its official status as a “nuclear-free” country this week when the nuclear-free zone law came into force on 8 June 1987. When Aotearoa/New Zealand banned nuclear warships from its ports in 1984, the country was seen as David standing up to Washington’s Goliath. But […]

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Time for independence from a crumbling US empire

By   /  April 17, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, Independence, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Military, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Reportage, Special Report  /  Comments Off on Time for independence from a crumbling US empire

MIL OSI Analysis – Obama was the “white knight” who came along to save the US and the world after the George Bush Presidency, just as Bill Clinton came long after 12 years of Ronald Reagan and George Bush Senior. And I have no doubt that there will be another “white knight” to come along […]

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Chairman Crowley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

By   /  April 8, 2017  /  24/7 OSI, airstrike, Americas, assad, English, MIL OSI, Military, Newsroom, Open Source Intel, Security, Syria, trump, United States Government, United States of America, US Democrats, US House of Representatives - Democratic Caucus, US Politics  /  Comments Off on Chairman Crowley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

MIL OSI USA – Source: US House of Representatives – Democratic Caucus Headline: Chairman Crowley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria April 7, 2017 (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the U.S. airstrikes in Syria: “The recent chemical weapons attack against the Syrian people is an […]

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NZ: Military chief’s Op Burnham account highlights key Afghan legal concerns

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Freedom of Information, Front page, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on NZ: Military chief’s Op Burnham account highlights key Afghan legal concerns

MIL OSI Analysis – ANALYSIS: By Selwyn ManningAUCKLAND (Evening Report/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): There is an overlooked aspect of the New Zealand Defence Force’s account of Operation Burnham that when scrutinised suggests a possible breach of international humanitarian law and laws relating to war and armed conflict occurred on 22 August 2010 in the […]

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ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

By   /  April 2, 2017  /  Afghanistan, Analysis, Analysis Assessment, Analysis-Reportage, Baghlan Province, Bamyan Province, Civil rights, Crime, Editor's Picks, English, Evening Report, Foreign Policy, Full Coverage, Geopolitics, Human Rights, Human rights cases, Human rights violations, Indepth, Inquiry, Intelligence, International Law, Investigation, Investigative journalism, ISAF, Joint Prioritized Effects List, Law and order, Lead, Legal Issues, MIL OSI, Military, Military Forces, Must Read, New Zealand, New Zealand Defence Force, New Zealand Special Air Service, NZ Politics, NZDF, NZSAS, Open Source Intel, Operation Burnham, Pacific Region, Politics, Reportage, Terrorism, War, Weapons  /  Comments Off on ANALYSIS: Lieutenant General Tim Keating’s Operation Burnham Account Highlights Key Legal Concerns

By Selwyn Manning – Editor of EveningReport.nz. – This analysis was first published on Kiwipolitico.com. There’s an overlooked aspect of the New Zealand Defence Force’s account of Operation Burnham that when scrutinised suggests a possible breach of international humanitarian law and laws relating to war and armed conflict occurred on August 22, 2010 in the […]

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VIDEO: 5 mind-boggling things about Pilger’s doco The Coming War on China

By   /  March 26, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, Conflict Reporting, Documentary, English, Featured story, Front page, Investigative journalism, Marshall Islands, Media, Micronesia, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Military, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Multimedia, PMW Multimedia, Reportage  /  Comments Off on VIDEO: 5 mind-boggling things about Pilger’s doco The Coming War on China

MIL OSI Analysis – LONDON (Asia Pacific Report/RT/RNZ/Pacific Media Watch): With dozens of US military bases encircling China with a “giant noose,” and America’s historic nuclear presence in the Pacific region, a war between the greatest military power and the world’s second largest economy “is no longer unthinkable,” journalist John Pilger says. read more

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Pakistan is 'surrendering the judicial system to the military'

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Amnesty International, Asia Pacific Region, English, Human Rights, MIL OSI, Military, NGOs, Non Government Organizations - MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pakistan  /  Comments Off on Pakistan is 'surrendering the judicial system to the military'

MIL OSI NGO – Source: Amnesty International – Headline: Pakistan is ‘surrendering the judicial system to the military’ Pakistan’s lawmakers must immediately reverse their decision to reinstate military courts, Amnesty International said today. Responding to Pakistan’s parliament passing a bill to reinstate military courts that violate international law, strip defendants of key rights, and operate […]

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NZ: SAS soldier backs up Afghan raid claims – Herald calls for inquiry

By   /  March 24, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, Media, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Military, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Media Watch, Pacific Region, Reportage  /  Comments Off on NZ: SAS soldier backs up Afghan raid claims – Herald calls for inquiry

MIL OSI Analysis – AUCKLAND (New Zealand Herald/Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): A NZ Special Air Service soldier has confirmed civilians were killed in a 2010 raid carried out by the unit and says the truth is widely known among the elite military group, reports The New Zealand Herald. read more

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NZ: Authors of new book call for full inquiry into SAS 'betrayal' allegations

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Analysis-Reportage, English, Featured story, Front page, Investigative journalism, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL Reports, Military, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Multimedia, PMW Multimedia, Reportage, War Correspondence  /  Comments Off on NZ: Authors of new book call for full inquiry into SAS 'betrayal' allegations

MIL OSI Analysis – WELLINGTON (Pacific Media Watch): Author and investigative journalist Nicky Hager and war correspondent Jon Stephenson have teamed up, in a book released last night, to tell the story of a dark and guilty secret of New Zealand’s recent history. The book is about what the New Zealand military – and especially […]

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