Property: How Beijing has captured China's middle-class
The day Gough called me
The reinvention of Rudd continues
Jokowi's maritime inaugural address
The WTO is in big trouble
Will Jokowi skip the G20 in Brisbane?
Can Australia remain a top 20 nation?
Time for a thorough review of spy agency oversight
China's Afghanistan policy: Testing the limits of diplomacy
Jokowi's big day
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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