This week in Jakarta: Evictions and predictions
Digital Asia links: Indian cyber security, Cambodia's Facebook battle, espionage in Japan and more
Syrian refugees and the Gulf states' lack of charity
Economic crisis in China? We're not there yet
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
US budget woes: It's all politics
Video: A day in India
Monday linkage: Indonesia, China hack, Gandhi interview, Cambodia and more
4 February 2013 12:01PM
Is Indonesia moving towards abolition of the death penalty
? Lowy's Dave McRae in Inside Indonesia.
The NY Times has been under cyber attack by Chinese hackers
ever since they heard that the Times was set to expose Wen Jiabao's family fortune.
Why are spies and diplomats so fascinated by the books of a French
pulp fiction spy novelist
? 'The books are strange hybrids: top-selling pulp-fiction vehicles that also serve as intelligence drop boxes for spy agencies around the world.' (Thanks Andy.)
'Both China and India could clean up their air
to American standards while still generating the power that they need through burning coal.'
interview with Lowy's own Milton Osborne, 'for more than a half-century...an observer of the wonderful, horrible life of Norodom Sihanouk'.
The China 'string of pearls' theory
? Not entirely,
says Walter Russell Mead
Mahatma Gandhi's first video interview
, now on YouTube:
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