The growing militarisation of the South China Sea
Cambodia's coming 'colour revolution'?: Border dispute with Vietnam tests stability
Indonesia: 'Crisis-prone' refers to the past, not necessarily the future
Taiwan-China relations (part 1): Continuity or renewed tensions?
North Korea should dominate South Korean foreign policy, and there's no way around that
Taiwan-China relations (part 2): Beijing is the determining factor
How to keep stormy Australia-Indonesia ties on an even keel
This week in Jakarta: Diplomacy, deals and the death penalty
Mullah Omar dead? Afghanistan peace talks under threat if news is confirmed
India's Gurdaspur terrorist attack: Location, timing and method
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
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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