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
Chinese navy: A soft-power win in the Pacific
The very public flaying of Marty Natalegawa
Australia's Iraq deployment: Pragmatism over principle
Xi Jinping in India: Economic focus suits both sides
Indonesia: Regional election bill a threat to democracy
Religion in Southeast Asia: Diversity and the threat of extremes
Democracy in Fiji: Two reasons to worry, two reasons to be confident
Is China a realist power?
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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