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?
Indian Ocean empowerment: Australia puts gender on the agenda
Fiji elections: What about the economy?
Why America's Iraq strategy will work, and why Australia should take part
Abbott's first year: Nowhere to be seen in the Pacific
Fiji's election: More to do to restore democracy
Abbott's first year: What the pundits get wrong
America's anti-IS coalition: Core, non-core and unmentionable
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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