Why the US and its allies must rethink their China war plans
Russia-Ukraine: What is Putin up to in Crimea?
US position hardens on China's nine-dashed line
'The Act of Killing' in a democratic Indonesia
In visa stoush, PNG only hurts itself
The global strategic consequences of Russia's intervention in Ukraine
Weekend catch-up: Ukraine, President Park, South China Sea, Islamic fashion and more
Russia-Ukraine: The pros and cons of Western action
'You know what I mean': Chinese official's unscripted words light up social media
Israel-Palestine: The spoiler clause
Vladimir Putin: Geopolitical wrecking ball
Bangkok protests: A view from the ground
Syria: Here endeth diplomacy
Foreign aid: Is Afghanistan a welfare state?
What can be done about income inequality?
US should resist China's ADIZ, but...
Failure to act on IMF reform damages US (and G20) credibility
Review: Paul Collier's 'Exodus'
Lebanon: Second front in the Syria war
Lessons for Australia from the Swiss referendum on immigration quotas
Business-as-usual is failing America
DFAT misses an opportunity in PNG
Friday linkage: White Papers, wealth, Jakarta, Air-Sea Battle and more
3 August 2012 1:44PM
ASPI's Peter Jennings
: 'Australia will have two white papers, released perhaps some six or nine months apart...they should agree on how to think about the region and Australia's place in it.'
Indonesia's human rights commission has released a
groundbreaking study of the mid-1960s atrocities
Beyond a certain point, vastly greater wealth will not make life more comfortable; you can only endure so many massages a day. But
wealth is about insurance much more than it is about consumption
: 'Even as it has embraced Air-Sea Battle, the Pentagon has struggled to explain it without inflaming already tense relations with China.'
China's ambitions in the Arctic and Antarctic
The second edition of Tim Harford's The Undercover Economist contains one whole new chapter,
which you can read for free
The pervasive influence of money in
Jakarta's gubernatorial elections
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