This week in Jakarta: TNI, nightclubs and the Giant Sea Wall
Opportunity cost in Australia's future submarine decision
TPP: Not worth the risk
Obama's Syria critics ignore inconvenient facts
The TPP is not a containment strategy
Putin in Syria: 'Vladimir of Taurus' baffles his foes
Radicalisation, lone wolves and terrorism: An Interpreter backgrounder
Malabar: Modi Government misses an opportunity as annual exercise slumps
Kunduz tragedy could be just the start of something much worse for Afghanistan
Pacific Island links: Solomons climate change, PNG judiciary, ocean sanctuaries and more
What if Beijing and Washington understood each other perfectly...but still clashed?
Julie Bishop talks soft power at the Lowy Institute, but where was digital diplomacy?
The stories we never hear from Papua
Don't blame Obama for ISIS
China's worldview, in six parts
South China Sea: Washington says one thing but Beijing hears another
Putin's pivot: The Russians are coming to Asia
Was India's special-forces raid into Myanmar a signal to China and Pakistan?
Al Jazeera poll shows alarming levels of support for ISIS
Shangri La Dialogue: Ash Carter strikes determined, reasonable tone
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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