Malaysian Airlines shootdown: Australia should step up
Prabowo loses election, but how will he respond?
Saudi-China relations: Emblematic of China’s new foreign policy challenges
Does Abbott understand the China challenge?
China’s Foreign Aid White Paper: Quick overview
Indonesian election: Time for SBY to step in
MH17: A chance for Russia and Ukraine to blink?
Indonesia: Defence and foreign policy implications of a Jokowi presidency
China's determination to be a great power
Australia's new activism: The view from Washington
Did the BRICS score in Brazil?
Alliances in Asia: South Korea unlikely to be lost
Baghdadi's caliphate is a mirage, but a damaging one
Does inequality make a country less secure?
Australia in Asia: Who is our best friend?
Australia will miss SBY. America won't.
China promotes dialogue with US while clamping down at home
PNG: O'Neill survives, rule-of-law suffers
Obama-Abbott defence agreement: More than meets the eye
Assessing Australia's UN performance
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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