Author: Steven Ratuva

Big power posturing in Oceania

“The Pacific needs an independent collective voice. The oppositional, vindictive and toxic nature of the geopolitical contest is not in their best interest. In fact, it will draw them unnecessarily into the deep vortex of insecurity and uncertainty.” — Professor Steven Ratuva.

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Protecting our Pacific mana

“Pacific people should stake their claim in their ocean, and make this sense of ownership known, acknowledged and respected by the marauding big powers, whose interests have typically been to use, exploit, extract, and then leave.” — Professor Steven Ratuva.

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A new era for Fiji

“The fear and anguish which once hung in the air like a morning mist had been replaced by a euphoric mood — people felt relieved that the regime which had ruled them for 16 years was at last history.” — Professor Steven Ratuva.

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