A test for the alliance as Bishop replies to Obama's Brisbane intervention
China is trying to intimidate America
New Caledonia: Australia must show assertive impartiality
The China FTA and Australia's place in the regional order
Why does China bother with coercion?
Southeast Asia links: Jakarta's new governor, Vietnam-China, Hunger Games and more
ABC and SBS cuts: Australia's loss in a global century
Fiji grabs the limelight as leaders of China and India visit
Myanmar summitry brings faltering US promises, China cash
Why the Iran nuclear talks are mostly not about nuclear weapons (part 1)
Should the US retrench from South Korea? Yes
China: Economic war and the humbling of multinationals
Quarter of a million people displaced in Myanmar's humanitarian crisis
Indonesia: Dispelling the ghosts of '98
Iraq: ISIS's error, Maliki's mismanagement, Obama's opportunity
China: Climate wrecker or climate leader?
Why China's Silk Road initiative matters
UN in South Sudan: The ghosts of Rwanda and Srebrenica
Just how expensive is renewable energy?
China's Xinjiang policy: A Middle East headache
Six-Party Talks: The latest setback
Kashmir: Vale of tears
27 August 2008 4:00PM
The power of regulation to
strangle economic activity
: there are 16,000 business aircraft in the US; Japan has 60.
The Federation of American Scientists
has a link
to a report on China's sensitivity to Google Earth satellite imagery. The report was written by the US intelligence community's
Open Source Center
The Olympics showed how much China
looks up to America
, a good
on how political campaigns exploit quirks in how the brain functions.
An Australian PhD student
Bruce Willis and Billy Bob Thornton to save the earth from an asteroid.
a depressing thought about the next global sporting spectacular, the 2010 FIFA World Cup: 'The money that South Africa is spending on the five stadiums alone could have increased its 2008 healthcare funding by 3 percent, expanded education funding by 8 percent, or paid the salaries of 80,000 Johannesburg police officers...'
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