Book review: The China-Pakistan Axis
The Liaoning story says much about modern China
Australia's Security Council presence will be missed
Saudi Arabia has a new king with the same old policies
New Zealand's UN Security Council debut: Peace in the Middle East
A Chinese canal in Nicaragua?
So long, farewell
Freedom of the press in Fiji under pressure
Why has the West tolerated Hun Sen?
My new favourite Onion headline
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
Deficit & surplus: IMF's stern warning
Movie trailer: Red Dawn
Monday linkage: Paul Ryan, Zakaria, China-US war, Olympics and more
13 August 2012 11:19AM
A global study of education systems
finds three critical factors for success: exit exams, private school competition, and good teachers.
Republican VP nominee Paul Ryan had an early affection for
the work of Ayn Rand
each argue that the Ryan pick is good for the campaign: Ryan has shaped the GOP's economic vision, so the race is now a clear contest between rival prescriptions for the economy.
Fareed Zakaria cops to plagiarism.
But did he even write the column
Paul Ryan's agenda
: '...radically reforming the way the federal government provides public services, usually by privatizing or devolving those public services away from the federal government.'
Free essay from the latest issue of Survival
: 'China could become the most powerful adversary the United States has ever faced. How might a war with China begin, how might it proceed, how might it end, and how might it be prevented?'
Olympic track cycling is like banking
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