India-Japan embrace is all about China, but not for the reasons strategists say
Fiji's election: Fair and free?
Is Abbott spreading Australia too thin?
Why America's Iraq strategy will work, and why Australia should take part
Indian Ocean empowerment: Australia puts gender on the agenda
Australia's Iraq deployment: Pragmatism over principle
Abbott's first year: Nowhere to be seen in the Pacific
Fiji's election: More to do to restore democracy
Pacific island links: Fiji election, Tonga loans, Gaston Flosse, Micronesia trade and more
Indonesia: Regional election bill a threat to democracy
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
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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