Here be pirates: Why Southeast Asia needs to boost maritime cooperation
Indonesia: Too many 'unforced errors'
A frank and refreshing assessment of Australia-Indonesia relations
The importance of stories in development
From icon to politician: Aung San Suu Kyi's choice
Indonesia: We don’t have to be condemned to crisis
Is the war on ISIS coming home to Turkey?
Australia's PNG solution: The seeds of sectarianism?
This week in Jakarta: Quiet streets, loud rumours
Indonesia: engagement through communication and culture has barely begun
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
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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