A test for the alliance as Bishop replies to Obama's Brisbane intervention
The top four myths about China in the Pacific
Modi in Australia: An unprecedented level of engagement
New Caledonia: Australia must show assertive impartiality
China-Australia FTA: Let's calm down
The China FTA and Australia's place in the regional order
Aung San Suu Kyi's aura is fading
ISIS beheadings are a grotesque media strategy
China-Australia FTA busts a stubborn myth
Myanmar summitry brings faltering US promises, China cash
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
Indonesia, emerging aid donor
How Australia can lead on climate change
Wednesday linkage: China, North Korea, Indonesia, Space Station and more
25 July 2012 11:38AM
Bill McKibben's despairing take
on the poor international policy response to climate change. As a counterpoint,
here's some optimism
from the NY Times about clean energy, and
here's a critique of that Times piece
A thorough look at
China's 'Second Artillery Force'
, the centrepiece of the PLA's modernisation.
Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens
: China has slowed, but it's cyclical, not a slump. (H/t
South Korea's central bank recently released its
annual estimates on the North Korean economy
NK Economy Watch
Indonesia is bringing its latest Russian-built fighters
to Darwin for Exercise Pitch Black. Another small signal that Jakarta is comfortable with the Darwin Marine basing decision?
A senior IMF economist resigns
, accusing the Fund of suppressing internal warnings about the financial crisis.
glorious footage from the International Space Station. The opening shot, taken from the
, is a gem.
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