This week in Jakarta: Evictions and predictions
Digital Asia links: Indian cyber security, Cambodia's Facebook battle, espionage in Japan and more
Economic crisis in China? We're not there yet
Syrian refugees and the Gulf states' lack of charity
Will the RAAF be assisting the Syrian Army?
Papua New Guinea: Keep calm and muddle through?
Australia–Papua New Guinea relations: Could do better
The TPP is still alive and Australia will likely sign
Malaysia braces for huge anti-government rallies
The Syrian conflict is a civil war, and R2P won't help
What if Beijing and Washington understood each other perfectly...but still clashed?
Julie Bishop talks soft power at the Lowy Institute, but where was digital diplomacy?
The stories we never hear from Papua
Don't blame Obama for ISIS
China's worldview, in six parts
South China Sea: Washington says one thing but Beijing hears another
Putin's pivot: The Russians are coming to Asia
Was India's special-forces raid into Myanmar a signal to China and Pakistan?
Al Jazeera poll shows alarming levels of support for ISIS
Shangri La Dialogue: Ash Carter strikes determined, reasonable tone
Indonesia's WTO candidate
China and India in the Fiji equation
Wednesday linkage: Chemical weapons in Syria, climate, North Korea and more
16 January 2013 10:48AM
A leaked US State Department cable says
Syria used chemical weapons against its own people last month
The Economist on the
European Central Bank's 'woefully inadequate' macroeconomic policies
I was appalled to learn that my favourite online publication, The Atlantic, was hosting a Scientology advertorial. Thankfully,
the editorial team has recognised its error
The Onion reviews
fashions from the Golden Globe Awards
A new drug might allow us to get by on less than three hours sleep per night.
The economic implications are substantial
North Korea wants to re-open its embassy in Canberra.
What does this mean
? (Thanks Linda.)
In late 1944,
Brits were sceptical about the Holocaust
. Photos shown in exhibitions and cinemas helped turn this around (warning: graphic images).
A different way to think about climate change (h/t
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