India-Japan embrace is all about China, but not for the reasons strategists say
Fiji's election: Fair and free?
Why America's Iraq strategy will work, and why Australia should take part
Is Abbott spreading Australia too thin?
Indian Ocean empowerment: Australia puts gender on the agenda
Australia's Iraq deployment: Pragmatism over principle
Abbott's first year: Nowhere to be seen in the Pacific
Pacific island links: Fiji election, Tonga loans, Gaston Flosse, Micronesia trade and more
Fiji's election: More to do to restore democracy
Indonesia: Regional election bill a threat to democracy
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
Reader riposte: Asia literacy about more than jobs
Do Australian schools teach our kids anything about Southeast Asia?
2 November 2011 9:32AM
new Pentagon review
will recommend less emphasis on counter-insurgency and more on maritime operations in the Asia Pacific. (H/t
raises its minimum wage
, potentially pushing manufacturing into Southeast Asia.
Qadhafi's overthrow has left
tons of chemical weapons
to be disposed.
Of interest to Australian republicans: coverage of the
recent Irish Presidential election
The Greek referendum may be
a sign it's leaving the euro
. Nice line from
: 'The Brussels authorities react to the prospect of a referendum like a vampire to garlic.'
: 'The revolutionary impact of the US on the Arab and Islamic world has always been more about culture and ideas than about formal political structures'.
How did the human population get so big, so fast? (H/t
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