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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
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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.
July 26, 2023

Antony Blinken’s Endgame for New Zealand

By Geoffrey Miller
There is still time for the U.S. to influence the trajectory of New Zealand's foreign policy. 

July 07, 2023

New Zealand Gets Ready to Embrace NATO

By Geoffrey Miller
Prime Minister Chris Hipkins will attend the NATO summit in Lithuania, not long after his first visit to China.

June 28, 2023

Chris Hipkins’ Successful Meeting With Xi Jinping

By Geoffrey Miller
China continues to praise New Zealand as the leader in its relations with developed countries – a contrasting example to others in the West.

June 12, 2023

What to Expect From Chris Hipkins’ Trip to China

By Geoffrey Miller
New Zealand’s prime minister is making his first trip to China at the end of the month.
May 23, 2023

How Successful Was Chris Hipkins’ Trip to Papua New Guinea?

By Geoffrey Miller
The New Zealand prime minister's trip included meetings not only with Papua New Guinea PM Marape, but with India's PM Modi and the U.S. secretary of state.

April 20, 2023

Why New Zealand’s Prime Minister Is Heading to Brisbane – Not Beijing

By Geoffrey Miller
Chris Hipkins' upcoming visit to Australia will cement a closer military partnership.
April 11, 2023

New Zealand Is Getting Closer to NATO

By Geoffrey Miller
The Hipkins government is continuing to deepen Wellington’s ties with NATO. What will that mean for relations with China?

March 20, 2023

New Zealand’s Middle East Strategy, 20 Years After the Iraq War

By Geoffrey Miller
Amid rapidly evolving diplomacy in the Middle East, the time might be right for New Zealand to take another look at Iraq.

March 07, 2023

New Zealand’s Foreign Policy Hardens Under New Leadership

By Geoffrey Miller
From Ukraine to New Zealand's own defense budget, the new Hipkins government is placing a stronger emphasis on security.

February 13, 2023

New Zealand Resets Relationships With Australia and India

By Geoffrey Miller
New Prime Minister Chris Hipkins’ approach to foreign policy is starting to become clear.
January 19, 2023

Jacinda Ardern’s Outsized Foreign Policy Legacy

By Geoffrey Miller
The New Zealand PM has announced her resignation, but her impact on the country’s diplomacy will continue to resonate.

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