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Friday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


26 March 2010 09:56

  • An American perspective on Australian foreign policy: 'Australians are increasingly uneasy about both China and the United States...creating an incentive for Canberra to hedge its bets and become, ever so quietly, more independent...'
  • We've talked before about the super-empowered individual. Well, here's the story of one Brit who took photos of the earth from 35 km high, using stuff he bought from hardware and electronics stores.
  • A WSJ op-ed makes the case for integrating internet freedom into American foreign policy.
  • William Easterly has news of AidData, a new and comprehensive online portal for statistics about foreign aid. Here's the AidData blog.
  • South Korea's emerging global security role.
  • I had always thought it was widely accepted that China manipulates its economic statistics, but one Beijing-based World Bank official says it aint so.
  • Libel suit: The International Herald Tribune caves in to Singapore's leaders.
  • Following up James Brown's post on the Karzai-McChrystal visit to Uruzgan province (Crikey also carried the piece), news and photos of the visit did make it onto Defence's website on Wednesday.