Why the US and its allies must rethink their China war plans
Indonesia-Philippines border deal presages more united ASEAN South China Sea stance
Russia-Ukraine: What is Putin up to in Crimea?
US position hardens on China's nine-dashed line
'The Act of Killing' in a democratic Indonesia
In visa stoush, PNG only hurts itself
Hagel’s defence budget proposal is a reasonable place-holder for the pivot
The global strategic consequences of Russia's intervention in Ukraine
'You know what I mean': Chinese official's unscripted words light up social media
Russia-Ukraine: The pros and cons of Western action
Vladimir Putin: Geopolitical wrecking ball
Bangkok protests: A view from the ground
Syria: Here endeth diplomacy
Foreign aid: Is Afghanistan a welfare state?
What can be done about income inequality?
US should resist China's ADIZ, but...
Failure to act on IMF reform damages US (and G20) credibility
Review: Paul Collier's 'Exodus'
Lebanon: Second front in the Syria war
Lessons for Australia from the Swiss referendum on immigration quotas
Syria: Bob Carr's rush to judgment
Monday linkage: Japan, food production, Syria, cars, Germany and more
16 July 2012 3:00PM
The world is producing more food than ever
, says the OECD. 'If people are hungry, it's because they can't afford to buy food, not that there is no food to buy.'
'More Richard Burton than Peter Sellers':
Malcolm Farr defends Foreign Minister Bob Carr
Australia's 'world city': did the decision to overlook Sydney as host of the 2014 G20 summit have anything to do with its
Romania has gone back into recession, and its democracy is under threat
. A portent for southern Europe?
If there's one thing that would change the international calculus for intervention in Syria it would the regime losing control of its chemical weapons.
Syria has started moving parts of its stockpile
German court's circumcision ruling the
'worst attack on Jewish life since the Holocaust'
, according to European rabbis.
Japan is technologically connected and culturally isolated
, a fact demonstrated by internet country code statistics. (H/t
There are over 1 billion cars in the world now.
A useful infographic
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