Is America, like Japan, getting ‘Korea fatigue'?
Jakarta marks a forgotten anniversary
Assad's regime is brittle, and it may fall fast
Australia can play a part in ending Indonesia's abusive 'virginity tests'
What to do with a returning jihadi
Syria: The world must prepare for a new humanitarian crisis
Quick comment: Bonnie Glaser on the South China Sea
New data on how the global financial crisis began
How effective are strategies to counter violent extremism?
ICT companies and internet freedom
Australia and UN peacekeeping: Time for a reset
How should a democracy fight terrorism?
Obama embarks on longest ever presidential India visit
Drugs and the death penalty in Southeast Asia
Social media is not electronic graffiti
Australia's Security Council presence will be missed
Why China's Silk Road initiative matters
No, the IMF did not cause the Ebola crisis
Hizbullah feeling the strain
China cyberspies target more than just F-35
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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