17 Jul 2018

Defence Strategy paper 'rational, balanced' - Geremie Barme

From Morning Report, 8:40 am on 17 July 2018

Concerns have been raised that New Zealand has put its relationship with China under strain with its newly released defence strategy. National Party leader Simon Bridges told Morning Report the strategy's critique of China will certainly have an economic cost. But China expert and Australian National University Emeritus Professor Geremie Barme tells Guyon Espiner the Defence Strategy paper is a rational, balanced document.