India-Japan embrace is all about China, but not for the reasons strategists say
Fiji's election: Fair and free?
Modi and Abe inaugurate new India-Japan partnership
Is Abbott spreading Australia too thin?
Indian Ocean empowerment: Australia puts gender on the agenda
Fiji elections: What about the economy?
Abbott's first year: Nowhere to be seen in the Pacific
Abbott's first year: What the pundits get wrong
America's anti-IS coalition: Core, non-core and unmentionable
Fiji's election: More to do to restore democracy
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
Farewell to the Canberra Column
Asian order: Realist or idealist?
Friday linkage: Mayan apocalypse, Defence White Paper, Russia and more
21 December 2012 11:06AM
A major scoop for The Australian, getting its hands on a
draft of next year's Defence White Paper
The US-Japan alliance continues to strengthen, with the Pentagon announcing a
deployment of stealth fighters to Japan
. (Thanks Malcolm.)
Maritime Security: A Practical Guide
. (Thanks Chris.)
The peace movement is almost 200 years old, but has had
no real impact on world events
. (Thanks Martine.)
On Tuesday I
claiming mass shootings are not on the rise in the US.
Here's the counter-argument
The rise and fall of Russia's economics think tanks
. (Thanks Steve.)
Mayan apocalypse rumours
are most widespread in China. (Thanks Danielle.)
The Global Mail looks at the local implications of
PNG's resources boom
. (Thanks Danielle.)
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