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
South Korea: One year in, assessing Park Geun-Hye’s presidency
'The Act of Killing' in a democratic Indonesia
In visa stoush, PNG only hurts itself
Indonesia's new breed of politicians: Risma's tears offer a lesson for Jokowi
Hagel’s defence budget proposal is a reasonable place-holder for the pivot
Burma: A critical look at those chemical weapons claims
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
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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