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?
The Syrian conflict is a civil war, and R2P won't help
Australia–Papua New Guinea relations: Could do better
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
The Australian Government needs to go back to basics on ISIS and radicalisation
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
Common values: Beyond the beer with Kevin
From Jaipur to Karachi: Two literature festivals
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Women are more risk-averse than men, right?
New research suggests this might not be true
Major investigative piece
by Bloomberg on Indonesian fishermen being used as slave labour in New Zealand waters. (H/t
Must-read post from Nicholas Gruen
on what makes a great speech.
Peter Hartcher says
Australia was on Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping's mind when he visited Washington, DC.
Further to yesterday's post on TED, it is also the subject of
(gentle) mockery in The Muppets
of how Chinese net censorship works. China Media Project keeps an eagle eye on such stuff.
Some of the language used to describe the European economic crisis has a
worryingly militarised edge
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