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
Why does China bother with coercion?
ABC and SBS cuts: Australia's loss in a global century
Southeast Asia links: Jakarta's new governor, Vietnam-China, Hunger Games and more
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
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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