The growing militarisation of the South China Sea
Cambodia's coming 'colour revolution'?: Border dispute with Vietnam tests stability
Indonesia: 'Crisis-prone' refers to the past, not necessarily the future
Taiwan-China relations (part 1): Continuity or renewed tensions?
Taiwan-China relations (part 2): Beijing is the determining factor
North Korea should dominate South Korean foreign policy, and there's no way around that
How to keep stormy Australia-Indonesia ties on an even keel
This week in Jakarta: Diplomacy, deals and the death penalty
Mullah Omar dead? Afghanistan peace talks under threat if news is confirmed
India's Gurdaspur terrorist attack: Location, timing and method
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: The Indonesia balance
Asia's infrastructure deficit
14 May 2012 11:05AM
The Economist on
Vegemite and globalisation
Tyler Cowen notes
that the entire German police force fired a total of 85 rounds in 2011. 'In some cases the United States police manage to best that number while firing at a single suspect.'
Colin Powell says he gets mad when people accuse him of lying about Iraq WMD. So,
did he lie
at what's going on inside Syria. (H/t
Russian jet engine manufacturer's huge backlog
a sign that China's domestic military-technological base still has catching up to do.
The Gulf/2000 Project website looks to have an
eclectic and fascinating set of Middle East-themed maps
Steve Coll's new book is about ExxonMobil
. Here's an excerpt from an interview in which he explains the power of such companies in comparison with governments:
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