DFAT & digital diplomacy: In denial and in need of review
Digital Diplomacy links: Modi at Facebook, Russia memes, DFAT in denial and more
TPP: Not worth the risk
Opportunity cost in Australia's future submarine decision
Mekong's future looks dark as new dam mooted
Obama's Syria critics ignore inconvenient facts
Russian air strikes reveal bankruptcy of US policy in Syria
What 'The Martian' gets right (and wrong) about space exploration
This week in Jakarta: Human rights and rehabilitation
Syrian refugee crisis: Time for the G20 to step up
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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