The growing militarisation of the South China Sea
Cambodia's coming 'colour revolution'?: Border dispute with Vietnam tests stability
Indonesia: 'Crisis-prone' refers to the past, not necessarily the future
North Korea should dominate South Korean foreign policy, and there's no way around that
Taiwan-China relations (part 1): Continuity or renewed tensions?
Taiwan-China relations (part 2): Beijing is the determining factor
How to keep stormy Australia-Indonesia ties on an even keel
This week in Jakarta: Diplomacy, deals and the death penalty
Mullah Omar dead? Afghanistan peace talks under threat if news is confirmed
India's Gurdaspur terrorist attack: Location, timing and method
What if Beijing and Washington understood each other perfectly...but still clashed?
Julie Bishop talks soft power at the Lowy Institute, but where was digital diplomacy?
The stories we never hear from Papua
Don't blame Obama for ISIS
China's worldview, in six parts
South China Sea: Washington says one thing but Beijing hears another
Putin's pivot: The Russians are coming to Asia
Was India's special-forces raid into Myanmar a signal to China and Pakistan?
Al Jazeera poll shows alarming levels of support for ISIS
Shangri La Dialogue: Ash Carter strikes determined, reasonable tone
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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