The Anzus collapse revisited: Friendly Fire, by Gerald Hensley

By Denis Welch In Books

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Was it all a colossal misunderstanding? A farce? Our finest hour? Or, as a journalist put it at the time, “the most expensive form of middle-class psychotherapy yet practised in this country”? The great falling out between New Zealand and the United States over nuclear ship visits was certainly, as Gerald Hensley says at the outset of his book, a strange story. Nearly 30 years on, it still seems slightly unreal. So sudden, too. One minute (broadly speaking) New Zealand was a loyal junior partner in the Western military alliance led by the US; next minute it’s giving Washington ...

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