Syria and Iraq: Why did Obama bring religion into it?
How Fiji outsmarted Australia
Australia vs ISIS? Two things we need to hear from the Government
Pacific island links: West Papua, Fiji democracy, Melanesia, fisheries and more
Indonesia-Australia Code of Conduct is excellent news
Five fallacies in Australian thinking on Iraq
Air power to the fore in the Middle East
Australians back tougher anti-terror laws
Violence against women in PNG: How men are getting away with murder
After 150 years, time to renew our commitment to the Geneva Conventions
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
Poverty and growth: How aid can help
Reader riposte: Hollywood's new economics
1 May 2012 2:40PM
Warrior in Chief
: Obama has been far more trigger-happy than his Republican opponents admit (thanks Michael.) And related,
here's the latest insiderish account of Obama's role in the Bin Laden operation
For those wondering why yesterday's
Graeme Dobell post on Pacific workers
was accompanied by a picture of a drill bit,
the answer is Weber
With the NPT's 'PrepComm' just starting in Vienna,
the UK Government view on nuclear disarmament.
India has more
mobile phones than toilets
. (Thanks Danielle.)
Foreign Policy on the F-35,
the jet that ate the Pentagon
More on the influence of the Kony 2012 video
: 'Gen. Carter F. Ham, the overall commander of American forces in Africa, has a "Kony 2012" poster tacked to his office door. As one American official put it: "Let's be honest, there was some constituent pressure here. Did 'Kony 2012’ have something to do with this? Absolutely."'
'ASEAN is around 60% of the age of the EU and has done maybe 20% of the integration/cooperation.'
Why do Asian states cooperate so poorly
A fun primer on how African men are depicted in the movies (h/t
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