Malaysian Airlines shootdown: Australia should step up
Prabowo loses election, but how will he respond?
Saudi-China relations: Emblematic of China’s new foreign policy challenges
Does Abbott understand the China challenge?
China’s Foreign Aid White Paper: Quick overview
Indonesian election: Time for SBY to step in
MH17: A chance for Russia and Ukraine to blink?
Middle powers in Asia: The limits of realism
China's determination to be a great power
Indonesia: Defence and foreign policy implications of a Jokowi presidency
Did the BRICS score in Brazil?
Alliances in Asia: South Korea unlikely to be lost
Baghdadi's caliphate is a mirage, but a damaging one
Does inequality make a country less secure?
Australia in Asia: Who is our best friend?
Australia will miss SBY. America won't.
China promotes dialogue with US while clamping down at home
PNG: O'Neill survives, rule-of-law suffers
Obama-Abbott defence agreement: More than meets the eye
Assessing Australia's UN performance
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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