Malaysian Airlines shootdown: Australia should step up
Saudi-China relations: Emblematic of China’s new foreign policy challenges
Does Abbott understand the China challenge?
Indonesian election: Time for SBY to step in
MH17: A chance for Russia and Ukraine to blink?
Indonesia: Defence and foreign policy implications of a Jokowi presidency
China's determination to be a great power
Australia's new activism: The view from Washington
Russia's MH17 response: How to mismanage a crisis
Australia's carbon price repeal: The global context
Did the BRICS score in Brazil?
Alliances in Asia: South Korea unlikely to be lost
Baghdadi's caliphate is a mirage, but a damaging one
Does inequality make a country less secure?
Australia in Asia: Who is our best friend?
Australia will miss SBY. America won't.
China promotes dialogue with US while clamping down at home
PNG: O'Neill survives, rule-of-law suffers
Obama-Abbott defence agreement: More than meets the eye
Assessing Australia's UN performance
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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