Why America's Iraq strategy will work, and why Australia should take part
Aid & development links: Fiji elections, UK aid, off-shore detention, Ebola and more
Australia's Iraq deployment: Pragmatism over principle
Chinese navy: A soft-power win in the Pacific
Xi Jinping in India: Economic focus suits both sides
Indonesia: Regional election bill a threat to democracy
Democracy in Fiji: Two reasons to worry, two reasons to be confident
Scotland and Europe: Independence not what it used to be
5 reasons Tony Abbott is right to deploy forces against ISIS
Is China a realist power?
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
Hugh White's Middle East doesn't exist
Clive James: Politics and The Sopranos
Development links: Climate change, Jeffrey Sachs, corruption and more
26 June 2013 11:53AM
Is Climate change finally back on the US agenda? Yesterday President Obama gave a
major speech outlining his Administration's plans.
Mostly domestic, the President's address did state 'The world still looks to America to lead...We've got a vital role to play—we can't stand on the sidelines.'
Al Gore quickly released a statement
: 'The best climate speech by any US president, ever'. The Word Resources Institute commented that Obama's Climate Action Plan '
can truly reset the climate agenda
'. Here's the
White House Climate Action Plan inforgraphic
; scroll to the bottom to see international actions.
Can apps and technology save the world?
Is there such as thing as
Jeffrey Sachs' ambitious model village project to fight poverty:
there's no way to tell if it's working
. (Thanks Steve.)
Interested in development and like watching
? You'll appreciate this, an amusing piece from Sophia Kagan on why '
fixing' dysfunctional states is a bit like fixing dysfunctional families
Postive video from 14 'warriors' in the Pacific on the threat of rising sea levels: 'We are not drowning – we are fighting!'
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