South China Sea: Why Korea is silent, and why that's a good thing
Russia's nuclear doctrine takes an alarming step backwards
The big lesson from the Greece fiasco: Don't let the IMF meddle
The lexicon of Islamist terrorism
Southeast Asia links: Najib corruption claims, ASEAN trafficking,Thai insurgency and more
Rajapaksa returns to test Sri Lanka's democracy
China’s moves to win friends and influence people in Myanmar
How the Chinese media covered the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue
Peak box? Global container trade is slackening
Digital diplomacy links: LGBTI blitz, Germany's Bollywood hit, DFAT blog and more
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
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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