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Friday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


11 December 2009 14:33

  • The Economist discusses the International Energy Agency's prediction of Peak Oil by 2020.
  • How much information do Americans consume each day, and where do they get it from? It seems TV is still king.
  • China's biggest carmaker looks to India. But there's a consumption boom at home too.
  • In light of Obama's Nobel speech, the NY Times asks whether the war in Afghanistan is just. Here are the views of Michael Walzer, author of the classic Just and Unjust Wars.
  • Radical Islamists using Lord of the Rings imagery in their propaganda.
  • Copenhagen delegates could learn a lot from the Montreal Protocol, which has succeeded in radically reducing ozone-depleting CFCs.
  • The backlash against microfinance.
  • Think Defence looks like a good site if you're interested in UK defence issues. Here they do some statistical analysis on which NATO countries are pulling their weight in Afghanistan.