Xi in America: China's poor grasp of public diplomacy on full display
DFAT & digital diplomacy: In denial and in need of review
Obama-Xi summit produces landmark deal to reduce dangerous military encounters
Digital Diplomacy links: Modi at Facebook, Russia memes, DFAT in denial and more
Australia's 'prickly' relations with EU hamper climate diplomacy
Pacific Island links: PNG's economy, regionalism, SDGs, Chinese debt relief and more
Russian air strikes reveal bankruptcy of US policy in Syria
What 'The Martian' gets right (and wrong) about space exploration
Mekong's future looks dark as new dam mooted
Australia makes another tilt at the UN Security Council
What if Beijing and Washington understood each other perfectly...but still clashed?
Julie Bishop talks soft power at the Lowy Institute, but where was digital diplomacy?
The stories we never hear from Papua
Don't blame Obama for ISIS
China's worldview, in six parts
South China Sea: Washington says one thing but Beijing hears another
Putin's pivot: The Russians are coming to Asia
Was India's special-forces raid into Myanmar a signal to China and Pakistan?
Al Jazeera poll shows alarming levels of support for ISIS
Shangri La Dialogue: Ash Carter strikes determined, reasonable tone
Latin America: Opportunity knocks
Mekong pirates brought to trial
Tuesday linkage: Panetta, embassy architecture, lost drones and more
25 September 2012 3:32PM
Don't forget our
'Ask James Fallows' competition
. Send us your question and you could attend Friday's Fallows event for free.
A TVNZ interview with Leon Panetta
, who visited New Zealand recently. (Thanks Andrew.)
The Opposition 'aspires' to
lift the defence budget by 3% per year
According to Senator John Kerry,
America is 'building some of the ugliest embassies I've ever seen
...I cringe when I see what we're doing'.
'lost drone' poster
from Washington, DC we featured last week? Well,
here's the story of how it was returned to its owner
. And below is onboard footage of the crash.
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