Malaysian Airlines shootdown: Australia should step up
Saudi-China relations: Emblematic of China’s new foreign policy challenges
Does Abbott understand the China challenge?
Indonesian election: Time for SBY to step in
Indonesia: Defence and foreign policy implications of a Jokowi presidency
Australia's new activism: The view from Washington
MH17: A chance for Russia and Ukraine to blink?
China's determination to be a great power
Russia's MH17 response: How to mismanage a crisis
Australia's carbon price repeal: The global context
Did the BRICS score in Brazil?
Radio Australia cuts hurt the Pacific and Australia
Alliances in Asia: South Korea unlikely to be lost
Does inequality make a country less secure?
China: Climate wrecker or climate leader?
Australia in Asia: Who is our best friend?
PNG: O'Neill survives, rule-of-law suffers
Australia will miss SBY. America won't.
Obama-Abbott defence agreement: More than meets the eye
Assessing Australia's UN performance
Observations on the defence debate
Time is ripe for cyber security rethink
Tuesday linkage: Holden, China's cities, copyright, Asian Century and more
21 August 2012 2:17PM
Asia's emerging economies are among the most exposed to
financial risks from natural disasters
, says a new study. (Thanks Malcolm.)
China's cities may be unlivable
, but some people are getting around the crush (if not the smog) by
building their McMansions on top of a shopping mall
The Australia-US FTA does nothing to
help Holden sell utes in the US
Joseph Stiglitz says
new discoveries in Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania and Mozambique don't necessarily mean Africa will succumb to the natural resources curse. (Thanks Steve.)
: Australia's education system 'has created Australians so ill-informed many who visit Bali don't realise they are in Indonesia.'
Related: former Lowy Institute Executive Director Allan Gyngell is helping Ken Henry's Asian Century White Paper team to
whittle down their 500-page draft
Stephen Grenville is right to raise concerns about
the encroachment of US copyright standards on Australia and the region
. But more fundamentally, the whole philosophy of seeing ideas as property is suspect (h/t
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