Protests in Hong Kong: It could get worse
Chinese submarine's Sri Lanka visit prompts rescue questions
Is the Abbott Government abandoning Australia’s nuclear safeguards standards for India?
Hong Kong won’t be the next Tiananmen
Abbott has not learned the lessons of Iraq
China's Hong Kong: One country, two incompatible systems
Australian Army Reserve: Time for an overhaul?
Cyberwar and war in space: making SSBNs more dangerous
Buddhist monks and political activism in Cambodia
Australia-India nuclear deal: The need for full parliamentary scrutiny
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
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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