Greece and the nattering nabobs of the Anglosphere
Middle East and small island states top priorities as New Zealand takes on UNSC presidency
Four observations about the AIIB's Articles of Agreement
Religion over rights in Indonesian marriage law
Russia's nuclear doctrine takes an alarming step backwards
China makes its formal climate-change pledge
Canberra's Singapore swing
How the Chinese media covered the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue
Rumours of a Turkish invasion of northern Syria
Is the US Congress the main impediment to a rules-based order?
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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