Why America's Iraq strategy will work, and why Australia should take part
Aid & development links: Fiji elections, UK aid, off-shore detention, Ebola and more
Australia's Iraq deployment: Pragmatism over principle
Chinese navy: A soft-power win in the Pacific
The very public flaying of Marty Natalegawa
Xi Jinping in India: Economic focus suits both sides
Indonesia: Regional election bill a threat to democracy
Democracy in Fiji: Two reasons to worry, two reasons to be confident
Is China a realist power?
Scotland and Europe: Independence not what it used to be
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
How to improve Australia-Indonesia ties
South Korea's new missiles
Wednesday links: Romney, microcredit, OECD, climate change and more
23 May 2012 1:54PM
All Dan Drezner wants from
Mitt Romney's foreign policy pronouncements is logic
. (Thanks Fergus.)
Carl Thayer on the
Five-Power Defence Arrangement
, now forty years old.
Why China won't rule
', by Robert Skidelsky.
Nice analysis of
what happened in Copenhagen in 2009
: 'IR scholars rarely have access to this kind of (nearly) real-time "insider" data, though it is telling that virtually all of the world leaders make claims that we would have expected.'
The concept of microcredit was originally
the work of Jonathan Swift
Good news for Australians in their 20s. Life expectancy is rising, so they have
an extra decade
to make a difference.
The OECD has released its latest economic outlook paper
. An accompanying video:
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