Syria and Iraq: Why did Obama bring religion into it?
Pacific island links: West Papua, Fiji democracy, Melanesia, fisheries and more
Five fallacies in Australian thinking on Iraq
Indonesia-Australia Code of Conduct is excellent news
Violence against women in PNG: How men are getting away with murder
After 150 years, time to renew our commitment to the Geneva Conventions
Fiji's election: Women make their mark
Pacific island leadership: PNG steps up
Why Indian and Pakistani sea-based nukes are so troubling
Sea-basing threatens India's minimalist nuclear strategy
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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