South China Sea: Why Korea is silent, and why that's a good thing
Russia's nuclear doctrine takes an alarming step backwards
The big lesson from the Greece fiasco: Don't let the IMF meddle
The lexicon of Islamist terrorism
Southeast Asia links: Najib corruption claims, ASEAN trafficking,Thai insurgency and more
Rajapaksa returns to test Sri Lanka's democracy
China’s moves to win friends and influence people in Myanmar
How the Chinese media covered the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue
Peak box? Global container trade is slackening
Digital diplomacy links: LGBTI blitz, Germany's Bollywood hit, DFAT blog and more
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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