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Friday linkage

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

26 February 2010 09:35

  • The Pope opposes airport body scanners.
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski: how Jimmy Carter and I started the Afghan mujahideen.
  • Andrew Bacevich says Americans should stop complaining about the pacification of Europe.
  • India rejects bringing environmental issues into the WTO.
  • Peter Martin has a copy of the latest Victorian Year 12 high school economics exam. I detect a Keynesian bias in the first question.
  • Leaders become isolated because advisers know that delivering bad news is a poor career move:

“If you deliver bad news, you’re disempowering yourself,” says Professor David Sims of Cass Business School. “You’re less likely to be listened to in the future.”