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
Indonesia-Australia Code of Conduct is excellent news
Pacific island links: West Papua, Fiji democracy, Melanesia, fisheries and more
Air power to the fore in the Middle East
Why do nations fight? Prestige, mostly
Australians back tougher anti-terror laws
The tragedy of European unemployment
Violence against women in PNG: How men are getting away with murder
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
Defence 2013: Expect cuts to troops and JSF
Skyfall: Bond takes a neocon turn
Thursday linkage: World population, Laos, Hillary Clinton, Google and more
10 January 2013 11:48AM
Global population growth is slowing, and
world population may actually start declining soon
A prominent Laotian NGO leader went missing last December, grabbed at a police checkpoint.
His disappearance has triggered an uproar
primer on Laos today
from the Council on Foreign Relations.
Obama's likely nominee for Treasury Secretary, Jacob Lew, will have to
change his signature
if he wants it to appear on US currency. (Thanks Steve.)
of the baffling terms used in the intelligence world. (Thanks Michael.)
Great Kinsley column
on Hillary Clinton's workaholism: 'Travel is an especially good way to stay -- and appear -- busy. Otherwise, you are at risk of actually being at your desk when someone calls. What could be more embarrassing?'
The technology to
capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere
is getting better and cheaper.
Trailer for a new documentary on Google's attempts to digitise every book ever (h/t
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