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Friday linkage

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

15 October 2010 10:41

  • Seven world cities that are sinking — strange that Jakarta doesn't make the list.
  • A new international relations blog worth adding to your bookmarks: it's called Pnyx (look it up; I had to). Several Lowy alumni have already contributed.
  • How has the Great Recession altered the medium-term global outlook' Laurence Chandy crunches the IMF numbers.
  • The Indonesian military is joining in the fight against local militants.
  • The Phnom Penh Post reports that Thai security officials are accusing the Cambodian military of giving weapons training to Thai Red Shirt anti-government protesters.
  • The Chinese state media is covering Sino-Thai special forces training. More images here.
  • The NY Times explains the etymology of 'truthiness', popularised by satirist Stephen Colbert, who is soon to lead a rally in Washington called 'The March to Keep Fear Alive'. It's a counter-demonstration to Jon Stewart's 'Rally to Restore Sanity'.