Syria and Iraq: Why did Obama bring religion into it?
How Fiji outsmarted Australia
Australia vs ISIS? Two things we need to hear from the Government
Pacific island links: West Papua, Fiji democracy, Melanesia, fisheries and more
Indonesia-Australia Code of Conduct is excellent news
Air power to the fore in the Middle East
Five fallacies in Australian thinking on Iraq
Australians back tougher anti-terror laws
Violence against women in PNG: How men are getting away with murder
After 150 years, time to renew our commitment to the Geneva Conventions
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
PNG elections: Violence looms
The roots of the new bipolarity
Thursday linkage: Hans Rosling, China, Saudi Arabia, Eurovision and more
24 May 2012 2:31PM
This year's Eurovision song contest takes place in Azerbaijan, a country which gets
Amnesty's thumbs down on human rights
Religion and children
: the latest presentation from one of the breakout stars of TED, statistician Hans Rosling.
Armies of Liberation
has as much Yemen reading as you can handle.
unintentionally prescient Chinese propaganda
from the 1950s. (Thanks Sarah.)
George Megalogenis' blog comes to life in the comments thread, where George is an active participant.
Check out this post on new OECD figures
about Australian happiness.
here's the OECD's online tool
for manipulating the global happiness data. (H/t
by Manan al Sharif from Saudi Arabia, one of the winners of the inaugural
Vaclav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent
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