Al Jazeera poll shows alarming levels of support for ISIS
US, EU and Russia compete over Black Sea
CNN's Poseidon adventure signals more assertive US stance on South China Sea
Taiwan: US deterrence is failing
Australia-PNG diplomatic spat needs swift resolution
South China Sea: New footage of China's island-building
Why Palmyra matters for ISIS
Japan's Pacific Islands strategy counters a rising China
Summer in Lebanon: Holidays, beaches, clubs...and war?
B-1 bombers in Australia: Red lines and green lights
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
Asylum seekers: What is our moral responsibility?
ADF silent in debates on modern warfare
Thursday linkage: Banks, Solomons, Japan, multilingualism and more
16 August 2012 12:10PM
Australian troops are set to come home from the Solomon Islands next year.
Is the mission accomplished
? (Thanks Danielle.)
The era of growth miracles is over
, says Dani Rodrik, because manufacturing is changing. The Economist
on this controversial op-ed.
Why China's currency is far from going global. A
new Lowy Institute report from Alistair Thornton
Debate over Hugh White's
The China Choice
is taking place
here on The Interpreter
'I believe that good fluency in a second or third language significantly expands one's ability to see and understand and also articulate other points of view',
says Tyler Cowen
US to send drones to Japan
to monitor islands disputed between Beijing and Tokyo. (Thanks Malcolm.)
One is tempted to cheer patriotically at such news, but somehow that doesn't seem appropriate:
Australia's banks are now worth more than Europe's
. (Thanks Michael.)
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