A test for the alliance as Bishop replies to Obama's Brisbane intervention
China is trying to intimidate America
Modi in Australia: An unprecedented level of engagement
New Caledonia: Australia must show assertive impartiality
The China FTA and Australia's place in the regional order
Why does China bother with coercion?
ABC and SBS cuts: Australia's loss in a global century
Myanmar summitry brings faltering US promises, China cash
Fiji grabs the limelight as leaders of China and India visit
Southeast Asia links: Jakarta's new governor, Vietnam-China, Hunger Games and more
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: 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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