Browsing by Author "Smith, Ron C."

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  • Defence policy and the death of Private Manning

    Smith, Ron C. (New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, 2001)
    The circumstances of the killing of New Zealand private Leonard Manning in East Timor last year raised many more questions than were answered (or even addressed) in the report of the official Army inquiry released last ...
  • Depleted Uranium and Human Health

    Smith, Ron C. (New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, 2005)
    Persistent public anxiety about the use of depleted uranium munitions since the early 1990s has been underpinned by claims of serious health consequences for both veterans and exposed civilians, alike. Whatever grounds ...
  • The Falklands War: A moral balance sheet

    Smith, Ron C. (1999-07)
    In this article, traditional just war principles and the provisions of international humanitarian war are applied to the Falkland/Malvinas conflict of 1982. Arguments regarding the claims of justification made by the two ...
  • Global Zero: The new old agenda

    Smith, Ron C. (New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, 2009)
    The project of abolishing all nuclear weapons has been given fresh impetus but the old questions remain. Having regard to the manifold problems of definition and verification, is 'Global Zero' realistic in a world in which ...
  • Globalisation, Citizenship and the War on Terror (Book Review)

    Smith, Ron C. (New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, 2008)
    The Editors of this book have put together a collection of post-modern musings by a clique of old-left academics from the University of Hull on the defects of contemporary democratic societies (like their own) and on the ...