Chlorine bomb reveals Indonesia's ISIS worries
Lee Kuan Yew (1923-2015)
Yes, military personnel can think strategically
Malcolm Fraser: A man of foreign policy principle
Shambaugh and the coming Chinese crack-up
Why Australia needs full-spectrum defence
Data retention scheme has majority support from Australians
Awkward contradictions in Australian foreign-fighter laws
Are the Khmer Rouge and ISIS similar?
Just how absurd is the Middle East at the moment?
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
Drawing the wrong lessons from Timor
Keating on Indonesia
Monday linkage: Black Swans, Gangnam Style, drones, manufacturing and more
19 November 2012 1:11PM
One tip from a blog post about
how to improve the drones debate
: '“drone pilots are like video gamers” obscures thoughtful comparison to the ethical constraints on pilots of manned aircraft.'
The Economist makes the case for
much higher immigration levels to the developed world
Scientific American lists its
10 world changing ideas for 2012
– the idea that manufacturing is the central economic activity and everything else is somehow subordinate – is deeply ingrained in human thinking.' (H/t
A radical new approach to copyright
Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of
, on the
five key attributes of good policy in an age of volatility
. (H/t Browser.)
Is Psy the first global superstar of the Asian Century? Here he is at the Oxford Union (!), talking about the mix of social media, globalisation and celebrity culture that drove his explosive success (h/t
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