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Monday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


12 January 2009 09:46

  • Anthony Cordesman from CSIS questions whether Israel's tactical gains in Gaza are worth the strategic and political cost.
  • You know the world is changing when the CEO of Exxon calls for a carbon tax.
  • Speaking of signs that the world is changing, the North American car of the year is...a Hyundai. Koreans, meanwhile, rate quite low among advanced countries in their rate of car ownership per head of population. Surprisingly, Australia outranks the US. And the leader? You'll never guess.
  • The Pakistan Policy Blog is very good.
  • The NY Times has juicy new details on the Bush Administration's policy on Iran's nuclear program.
  • Last week I linked to an Observing Japan blog post speculating that Joseph Nye would be Obama's Ambassador to Japan. Now the Japanese press is floating another name: Senator Chuck Hagel.