Syrian refugees and the Gulf states' lack of charity
Economic crisis in China? We're not there yet
Will the RAAF be assisting the Syrian Army?
Papua New Guinea: Keep calm and muddle through?
Australia–Papua New Guinea relations: Could do better
Malaysia braces for huge anti-government rallies
The Syrian conflict is a civil war, and R2P won't help
Southeast Asia links: Bangkok blast, Vietnam triangle, Cambodia dams, Myanmar's minimum wage, Bersih 4.0 and more
Passive-aggressive rivalry deepens China-Japan tensions
Note to Beijing: You can't tell financial markets what to do
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
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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