BRICS New Development Bank moves ahead quietly
Papuans face ignorance, corruption and racism from Jakarta
Digital Asia links: Cyber silk road, Instagram, emojis, QR codes, big data and more
Greece and the nattering nabobs of the Anglosphere
Four observations about the AIIB's Articles of Agreement
Canberra's Singapore swing
Who are you calling radical, radical?
Weekend catch-up: Papua, Waterloo and the Cold War, Japan-South Korea, risk assessment and more
Rumours of a Turkish invasion of northern Syria
Middle East and small island states top priorities as New Zealand takes on UNSC presidency
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
Reader riposte: Our regional reticence
Is there an Australian blogosphere?
23 March 2012 10:21AM
hints of political intrigue
in Beijing after the Bo Xilai sacking; even
China's lawyers will now have to
swear allegiance to the Communist Party
. (Thanks Malcolm.)
Former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates says a
US attack on Iran would be a catastrophe
Last week we
from Fergus Hanson, and yesterday Lowy's Linda Jakobson put
on Kevin Rudd's China legacy.
Japanese daily Yomiuri Shimbun
quotes unnamed sources
giving details of US Marine redeployments around the region. (Thanks Malcolm.)
Libya was easy; Syria is hard
. Lowy's Rodger Shanahan on R2P.
Blogger Christopher Balding
calls this graph
, 'Why I am concerned about China in one picture' (H/t
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