Why the US and its allies must rethink their China war plans
Indonesia-Philippines border deal presages more united ASEAN South China Sea stance
Russia-Ukraine: What is Putin up to in Crimea?
US position hardens on China's nine-dashed line
'The Act of Killing' in a democratic Indonesia
In visa stoush, PNG only hurts itself
Hagel’s defence budget proposal is a reasonable place-holder for the pivot
The global strategic consequences of Russia's intervention in Ukraine
'You know what I mean': Chinese official's unscripted words light up social media
Israel-Palestine: The spoiler clause
Vladimir Putin: Geopolitical wrecking ball
Bangkok protests: A view from the ground
Syria: Here endeth diplomacy
Foreign aid: Is Afghanistan a welfare state?
What can be done about income inequality?
US should resist China's ADIZ, but...
Failure to act on IMF reform damages US (and G20) credibility
Review: Paul Collier's 'Exodus'
Lebanon: Second front in the Syria war
Lessons for Australia from the Swiss referendum on immigration quotas
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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