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Geoffrey Miller

Geoffrey Miller

Geoffrey Miller is an international analyst with the Democracy Project.

Geoffrey Miller is an international analyst with the Democracy Project, an initiative hosted by New Zealand’s Victoria University of Wellington, and writes on current New Zealand foreign policy and related geopolitical issues. He has lived in Germany and the Middle East and is a fluent speaker of German and Arabic.

Posts by Geoffrey Miller
May 06, 2024

New Zealand’s Geopolitical Friendly Fire Has Its Limits

By Geoffrey Miller
Australia and Canada are on the receiving end of fiery remarks made by New Zealand ministers, but there are limits to the tough talk.

April 08, 2024

AUKUS or Not, New Zealand’s Foreign Policy Is Being Remade

By Geoffrey Miller
The AUKUS debate is incredibly important. But a reshaping of New Zealand’s foreign policy is already happening in other ways.
March 18, 2024

Wang Yi’s Perfectly Timed Visit to New Zealand

By Geoffrey Miller
In New Zealand, the AUKUS tide may be turning. That creates an opportunity for China to make its case.

February 23, 2024

New Zealand’s Dilemma at the WTO’s Big Meeting in UAE

By Geoffrey Miller
India and the United States – two countries with which New Zealand wants much closer relations – are currently the two biggest single barriers to achieving Wellington’s goals at the WTO.

January 24, 2024

New Zealand’s Huge Shift in the Middle East

By Geoffrey Miller
A decision to provide intelligence support for future U.S. and U.K. airstrikes on Yemen is highly symbolic.

December 04, 2023

With New Government, New Zealand’s Foreign Policy Resets on AUKUS, Gaza, and Ukraine

By Geoffrey Miller
New Foreign Minister Winston Peters has wasted no time overhauling New Zealand’s diplomatic direction.
November 27, 2023

New Zealand’s New Government Will Have Its First Diplomatic Test at COP28

By Geoffrey Miller
New Zealand has a new National-led government. What is its strategy for COP28 in Dubai?

November 06, 2023

The Foreign Affairs Puzzle Facing New Zealand’s New Government

By Geoffrey Miller
Once again, New Zealand First leader Winston Peters could end up playing an outsized role in foreign policy.

October 10, 2023

How Will New Zealand Handle the New War in the Middle East?

By Geoffrey Miller
With New Zealand going to the polls later this week, determining the country’s response to the new war in the Middle East will be one of the new government’s first challenges.

September 18, 2023

Who Will Be New Zealand’s Next Foreign Minister?

By Geoffrey Miller
Whatever the results of the October 14 election, get ready for some new faces.

September 06, 2023

New Zealand Changes Tack in the Gulf

By Geoffrey Miller
New Zealand Trade Minister Damien O’Connor’s recent foray into the Middle East continues a surge of renewed interest in the region.
August 21, 2023

Should New Zealand Build Bridges With the BRICS?

By Geoffrey Miller
New Zealand needs to think more about the BRICS, and the developing world in general.

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