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
'The Act of Killing' in a democratic Indonesia
In visa stoush, PNG only hurts itself
Hagel’s defence budget proposal is a reasonable place-holder for the pivot
The global strategic consequences of Russia's intervention in Ukraine
'You know what I mean': Chinese official's unscripted words light up social media
Russia-Ukraine: The pros and cons of Western action
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
More on why economic policy fails
Is the G20 agenda too big?
Tuesday linkage: Freedom index, aid, one-child policy, Saudi Arabia and more
15 January 2013 10:08AM
The Heritage Foundation's annual Economic Freedom Index is out:
Australia ranks third
The never-changing face of Saudi Arabia
: '...there are few signs that the Saudi monarchy is even contemplating serious reforms.'
Behavioural tests on Chinese people born after the 1979 introduction of the one-child policy reveals
a generation of risk-averse adults
. (Thanks Malcolm.)
How dangerous is it to deliver humanitarian aid
How do autocrats hold on to power
? Patronage is not enough; identities, norms and structures forged in conflict matter too.
on the evolving regional security order. (Thanks Malcolm.)
gets right and wrong
. (paywalled; thanks Michael.)
Art imitates life: the international space station now has
Star Wars-like floating robots
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