A test for the alliance as Bishop replies to Obama's Brisbane intervention
China is trying to intimidate America
New Caledonia: Australia must show assertive impartiality
The China FTA and Australia's place in the regional order
Southeast Asia links: Jakarta's new governor, Vietnam-China, Hunger Games and more
Why does China bother with coercion?
ABC and SBS cuts: Australia's loss in a global century
Fiji grabs the limelight as leaders of China and India visit
Myanmar summitry brings faltering US promises, China cash
Why the Iran nuclear talks are mostly not about nuclear weapons (part 1)
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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