We don't want to deal with a separatist party.
Well of course New Zealand isn't anti-American.
Well in the end the world can crank itself up to sanctions, as it has with Zimbabwe, another sad case.
We just sent our condolences to the President of the United States and the American people on what is a terrible, terrible tragedy.
If the market is left to sort matters out, social injustice will be heightened and suffering in the community will grow with the neglect the market fosters.
As New Zealanders, we've been in on the United Nations from the very beginning, played a role in the drafting of the charter - it means a lot to us that those processes are followed.