Book review: The China-Pakistan Axis
The Liaoning story says much about modern China
Australia's Security Council presence will be missed
Saudi Arabia has a new king with the same old policies
New Zealand's UN Security Council debut: Peace in the Middle East
A Chinese canal in Nicaragua?
So long, farewell
Freedom of the press in Fiji under pressure
Why has the West tolerated Hun Sen?
My new favourite Onion headline
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
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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