Angela Merkel delivers the 2014 Lowy Lecture
The top four myths about China in the Pacific
A test for the alliance as Bishop replies to Obama's Brisbane intervention
Xi Jinping's message to Australia: China matters
Modi in Australia: An unprecedented level of engagement
China-Australia FTA: Let's calm down
New Caledonia: Australia must show assertive impartiality
Aung San Suu Kyi's aura is fading
The China FTA and Australia's place in the regional order
ISIS beheadings are a grotesque media strategy
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
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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