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Friday linkage

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

27 March 2009 08:08

  • Interpreter contributor James Cockayne has co-authored a new report on the regulation of private military contractors. 
  • The International Center for Transitional Justice calls the joint Indonesia-Timor-Leste Truth Commission report into the 1999 atrocities a 'surprising success'. But more could be done to implement the findings.
  • Your 'They did what?' moment of the day: Israel has carried out a bombing raid on Sudan.
  • Re. the Fitzgibbon story, I suspect Patrick Walters is right: 'DSD operates on a tight rein and its operations are regularly reviewed by the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security. What is more likely in this case is that a defence intelligence officer or someone from DSD or DSA decided to conduct their own unauthorised investigation.'
  • This video is becoming an internet sensation. Nice to see democracy being practised in the European parliament: