This week in Jakarta: Evictions and predictions
Indonesia: Why economic nationalism is so popular
Chronic fraud in Australia's aid program? Think again
Digital Asia links: Indian cyber security, Cambodia's Facebook battle, espionage in Japan and more
With destruction of temple, archaeology becomes Syria's new front line
Economic crisis in China? We're not there yet
Google responds to News Corp's Robert Thomson
Choking aviation system threatens China's ambitions
What makes an ideal Australian ambassador to Washington?
Turkey’s G20 Summit approaches
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
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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