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Friday linkage

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

4 March 2011 12:35

  • Two Center for a New American Security scholars examine the future of US alliances in Asia. (Australia is barely mentioned.)
  • 'I know I said don’t expect what happened in Tunisia and Egypt to happen in Saudi Arabia anytime soon. But I also added that things are happening'. More here at Saudi Jeans.
  • Saudiwoman's weblog seems to concur, noting nascent signs of a people's revolt.
  • Aid to Indonesian Islamic schools helps undermine terrorism.
  • A counter-point to the piece we carried yesterday on Russia's Pacific revival: Moscow faces serious demographic and political challenges in the East.
  • '...(Charlie) Sheen's remarks, which I'm tempted to refer to as the Sheen Doctrine, illustrate one tendency prevalent on the left and another prevalent on the right, while succinctly articulating a major tenet of U.S. military doctrine that will likely come into play in Libya.'
  • Al Jazeera inside Qadhafi's bunker (h/t Gulf blog):