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
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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