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Fiji's election: Women make their mark
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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?
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Just how expensive is renewable energy?
China's Xinjiang policy: A Middle East headache
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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