Who or what is a 'leading military planner'?
Will the Trans-Pacific Partnership be a good deal for Australia?
Quantitative easing was not a 'beggar-thy-neighbour' policy
Divided and confused: New Zealand’s Iraq deployment
Who killed Boris Nemtsov, and why?
Applying Australian values to drone warfare
A false dawn in China-Philippines relations?
Digital Asia links: Mao Xinyu, Facebook in Tibet, Vietnam's tech boom and more
China's transport infrastructure shows vast improvement during Chunyun
A new tool to examine Chinese aid in the Pacific
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
Competing trade deals test loyalties
Peacekeeping: Our national story
Monday linkage: Commonwealth, econoblogging, foreign aid and more
26 November 2012 11:26AM
Hubris, paternalism and sentimentality:
our aid program is an anachronism
, and needs to be drastically revamped.
The Economist pours cold water on
Euro sceptic suggestions that the Commonwealth could be an alternative to Europe
. And in case you're feeling sympathetic towards the Commonwealth, here's a
blast from the Lowy Institute's past
. (Thanks Mark.)
Which migrant groups are most likely to start a business in Australia?
The guy who invented economics blogging has been right about the world economy so far,
and has some more predictions
... (Thanks Mark.)
The map depicted on China's new passports is
creating controversy in the Philippines
. (Thanks Malcolm.)
A survey of the
most and least emotional countries in the world
. Some surprising divergences, since I had assumed that, thanks to MTV, we were all
pretty much in the middle
China has begun flight operations from its first aircraft carrier. The resulting footage (below)
spawned a meme
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