Why America's Iraq strategy will work, and why Australia should take part
Is Abbott spreading Australia too thin?
Australia's Iraq deployment: Pragmatism over principle
Aid & development links: Fiji elections, UK aid, off-shore detention, Ebola and more
Indonesia: Regional election bill a threat to democracy
Chinese navy: A soft-power win in the Pacific
Fiji's election: More to do to restore democracy
Xi Jinping in India: Economic focus suits both sides
Scotland and Europe: Independence not what it used to be
5 reasons Tony Abbott is right to deploy forces against ISIS
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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