Syrian refugees and the Gulf states' lack of charity
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 Syrian conflict is a civil war, and R2P won't help
Passive-aggressive rivalry deepens China-Japan tensions
Southeast Asia links: Bangkok blast, Vietnam triangle, Cambodia dams, Myanmar's minimum wage, Bersih 4.0 and more
Photo essay: Yasukuni Shrine, 15 August
Note to Beijing: You can't tell financial markets what to do
Pacific Island links: Aus-PNG relations, Nauru detention centre, drought, PIF and more
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
JSF: Four Corners suffers turbulence
Cyber criminals and cyber spies active in Asia
Tuesday links: Xi Jinping, Hollywood, David Cameron, Indonesia and more
19 February 2013 2:42PM
Mixed messages from Xi Jinping
: reformist one day, disciplinarian the next. (Thanks Michael.)
Spain's government says the economy is turning the corner,
but is it
On similar lines, some argue that
China's recovery is bogus too
Japan is thinking about
how to rescue its citizens overseas
Here's a new find for wonks:
International Economic Law and Policy Blog
IPE at UNC
Hollywood promotes the myth of the scheming politician, but
real politicians have a hard time just keeping up
The Australia-Indonesia Youth Association
has started a blog
Gideon Haigh approves of David Cameron's cover drive
and makes an invidious comparison with a certain Australian politician and cricket tragic. (Image courtesy of
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