This week in Jakarta: Evictions and predictions
Digital Asia links: Indian cyber security, Cambodia's Facebook battle, espionage in Japan and more
Syrian refugees and the Gulf states' lack of charity
Economic crisis in China? We're not there yet
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 TPP is still alive and Australia will likely sign
Malaysia braces for huge anti-government rallies
The Syrian conflict is a civil war, and R2P won't help
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
What to do about climate migration
Rudd in Indonesia: Moderate expectations
Monday links: Rohani as Obama, immigration, illicit finance and more
1 July 2013 10:41AM
Dani Rodrik on the
future of economic growth
An extremist Buddhist movement preaching an anti-Muslim creed
is getting backing from Burma's government and factions in Aung San Suu Kyi's party. (Thanks Andrew.)
Hassan Rohani is the Iranian Barack Obama'
. Kevin Drum's post defies the expectations you get from that headline, but in an instructive way.
Why you should not rely on
Twitter as a news source
A not entirely serious look at
how the CIA will vet Syria's rebels
to see if they are worthy of US support. (Thanks Rodger.)
The underappreciated role of rivers
in the study of maritime power.
Best not to read this if you admire Bono
David Brooks on America's demographic future
: 'The challenge will be to create a global civilization that is, at the same time, distinctly American.'
Outside of science, progress is simply a myth.
' John Gray's unfashionable conservative pessimism examined.
Illlicit finance, a powerful force for reinforcing poverty (H/t
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