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
Syria: Canada's sensible independence
Monetary policy: Where to now?
Tuesday linkage: China in NZ, missile defence, gun laws, DPRK and more
18 December 2012 2:02PM
more members of China's Communist Party central committee
visited New Zealand in the past decade than almost any other country. (Thanks Danielle.)
Just how well
did Israel's Iron Dome rocket defence system perform in the most recent Gaza conflict?
Indonesia will redenominate the Rupiah in 2014
, slashing three zeroes.
Lessons for Australia's new Air Warfare Destroyers:
how much would it cost for Norway to give its Aegis ships ballistic missile defense capabilities?
'Kim Jong-il died a year ago today, but the breathless rush of anticipated changes, instability, and chaos that many expected have not materialized.'
Also on North Korea, the think tank 38 North has compiled a
of the country. (H/t
NK Economy Watch
Russia's arms exports growing
, but only just.
Australia's post-Port Arthur gun laws are
getting good reviews in the US
Obama won't act on guns
. And anyway, are mass shootings really
becoming more common in America?
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