Syria and Iraq: Why did Obama bring religion into it?
How Fiji outsmarted Australia
Australia vs ISIS? Two things we need to hear from the Government
Pacific island links: West Papua, Fiji democracy, Melanesia, fisheries and more
Indonesia-Australia Code of Conduct is excellent news
Five fallacies in Australian thinking on Iraq
Air power to the fore in the Middle East
Australians back tougher anti-terror laws
Violence against women in PNG: How men are getting away with murder
After 150 years, time to renew our commitment to the Geneva Conventions
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
More Sharp Talk from Papua New Guinea
What is foreign aid for, exactly?
Monday linkage: South China Sea, Korea as great power, Japan's tuna and more
3 December 2012 12:03PM
South China Sea:
ASEAN worried about China's latest 'board and search' pronouncement
(thanks Chris), but M Taylor Fravel says this is
not a major escalation
Only if it is unified could Korea become a
great power on the scale of France or the UK
Are defence experts guilty of underestimating
China's military modernisation
Indonesia now has more billionaires than Japan
. (Thanks Steve.)
It's common to hear foreigners in Japan complain of being perpetual outsiders.
But is it true?
Underpaid Chinese bus drivers in Singapore get
little sympathy from local authorities
Beautifully shot little video on Japan's tuna farming industry. Interesting to hear that it takes 13kg of mackerel to produce 1kg of tuna. (H/t
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