Is Anzac Day a remembrance or a sedative?
How the EU inflamed the Ukraine conflict
China's economic march into Pakistan
Six ideas for rescuing Australian digital diplomacy
Southeast Asia links: Leaked Thai constitution, Vietnam anniversary, Myanmar debate and more
Burma: The return of the 'vigilantes'
Pacific Island links: PNG budget and falling LNG prices, Bougainville mining, PACER plus and more
China and Japan find middle ground in Indonesia
NPT parties meet to review nuclear progress and challenges
China pledges $46 billion for Pakistan, but will Beijing deliver?
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
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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