Malaysian Airlines shootdown: Australia should step up
Saudi-China relations: Emblematic of China’s new foreign policy challenges
Radio Australia cuts hurt the Pacific and Australia
Indonesia: Defence and foreign policy implications of a Jokowi presidency
Australia's new activism: The view from Washington
MH17: A chance for Russia and Ukraine to blink?
MH17: What does international law say?
Russia's MH17 response: How to mismanage a crisis
MH17: A Malaysian perspective
MH17: The Australians get their resolution
Why China's Silk Road initiative matters
Did the BRICS score in Brazil?
The limits of Indonesia's anti-corruption campaign
China: Climate wrecker or climate leader?
Gaza: Searching for a ceasefire (mediator)
Australia in Asia: Who is our best friend?
UN in South Sudan: The ghosts of Rwanda and Srebrenica
Australia will miss SBY. America won't.
Obama-Abbott defence agreement: More than meets the eye
Assessing Australia's UN performance
Reader riposte: Malcolm Fraser on China
China at sea: Wake up, Australia!
Thursday linkage: Rendition, Ai Weiwei, Mali, Trident replacement and more
7 February 2013 12:12PM
54 countries cooperated with the US 'extraordinary rendition' program
, including Iran and Syria (and Australia.)
Ai Weiwei is a brave an admirable political dissident,
but not a very good artist
The wisdom of crowds
, with accompanying map, of the French-led Operation Serval in Mali.
Big changes ahead in China's energy mix
, with implications for Australia.
How much consensus
is there among economists? (H/t
Are the world's most densely populated cities
also the most liveable
vigorous debate in the UK
about whether to replace the Cold War-era Trident nuclear-armed submarine on a like-for-like basis, or whether the UK should move to a different nuclear deterrence posture.
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