Syrian refugees and the Gulf states' lack of charity
Will the RAAF be assisting the Syrian Army?
Papua New Guinea: Keep calm and muddle through?
The Syrian conflict is a civil war, and R2P won't help
Australia–Papua New Guinea relations: Could do better
Passive-aggressive rivalry deepens China-Japan tensions
Southeast Asia links: Bangkok blast, Vietnam triangle, Cambodia dams, Myanmar's minimum wage, Bersih 4.0 and more
Photo essay: Yasukuni Shrine, 15 August
Note to Beijing: You can't tell financial markets what to do
The Australian Government needs to go back to basics on ISIS and radicalisation
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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