Syrian refugees and the Gulf states' lack of charity
Will the RAAF be assisting the Syrian Army?
Papua New Guinea: Keep calm and muddle through?
Australia–Papua New Guinea relations: Could do better
The Syrian conflict is a civil war, and R2P won't help
Passive-aggressive rivalry deepens China-Japan tensions
Southeast Asia links: Bangkok blast, Vietnam triangle, Cambodia dams, Myanmar's minimum wage, Bersih 4.0 and more
Photo essay: Yasukuni Shrine, 15 August
Note to Beijing: You can't tell financial markets what to do
Pacific Island links: Aus-PNG relations, Nauru detention centre, drought, PIF and more
What if Beijing and Washington understood each other perfectly...but still clashed?
Julie Bishop talks soft power at the Lowy Institute, but where was digital diplomacy?
The stories we never hear from Papua
Don't blame Obama for ISIS
China's worldview, in six parts
South China Sea: Washington says one thing but Beijing hears another
Putin's pivot: The Russians are coming to Asia
Was India's special-forces raid into Myanmar a signal to China and Pakistan?
Al Jazeera poll shows alarming levels of support for ISIS
Shangri La Dialogue: Ash Carter strikes determined, reasonable tone
R2P and Syria: Avoiding collateral damage
Social media activism emerges in Pacific
10 February 2012 10:09AM
If you're feeling even slightly optimistic about Greece and Italy,
don't read this
Huh: there are plans for a
of the Royal Navy shadowing a Russian aircraft carrier through the English Channel. The Russian fleet was returning from a
port visit to Syria
Indonesia's military is
entering the world of UAVs
. (Thanks Dave.)
I've just discovered
, which looks like it could be a useful resource; the life, culture, politics and economy of Japan in five languages.
Does management have much impact on productivity
Further to the link I
questioning the value of energy efficiency
, below is a video promo for a new book on the subject. And
the counter-argument (h/t
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Digital Diplomacy links: Russia's game of trolls, DFAT's social media use, Iran deal, SIGINT, BBC and more
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