A test for the alliance as Bishop replies to Obama's Brisbane intervention
The top four myths about China in the Pacific
Modi in Australia: An unprecedented level of engagement
New Caledonia: Australia must show assertive impartiality
China-Australia FTA: Let's calm down
The China FTA and Australia's place in the regional order
Aung San Suu Kyi's aura is fading
ISIS beheadings are a grotesque media strategy
China-Australia FTA busts a stubborn myth
Myanmar summitry brings faltering US promises, China cash
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
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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