The day Gough called me
Weekend catch-up: 'Shirtfronting', chemical weapons in Iraq, Modi in Australia, smartphones and more
Will Ebola take centre stage at the Brisbane G20 Summit?
Jokowi's maritime inaugural address
ISIS and Iraq's chemical weapons
Rural wages in Asia: Good news to end the week
Property: How Beijing has captured China's middle-class
The WTO is in big trouble
Will Jokowi skip the G20 in Brisbane?
The reinvention of Rudd continues
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
Mining and trading: We need a clearer view
PIF week: Australia's Pacific strategy (I)
Monday linkage: Zakaria, Denmark, Baltimore's drugs, Syria and more
27 August 2012 2:22PM
Powerful piece from Dan Drezner
on Fareed Zakaria and the celebritisation of the American academy.
Denmark's central bank goes there:
negative interest rates
ANU's Crawford School has launched a new journal,
Asia & The Pacific Policy Studies
, and is calling for papers.
with former US National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski on America, the world and everything.
Long LRB piece about the English Premier League
is a study in attitudes to capitalism: 'The German game, sponsored by corporations but owned and watched by working-class supporters, is run with precisely the coherence that the English FA was seeking when it first deregulated the game.'
Syrian TV host defects
: 'I often sat crying in my car. The thought of having to read Bashar's messages every day almost broke my heart'.
Al Jazeera reports on a side of American life we're familiar with from 'The Wire' (h/t
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