Sunday 19 Aug 2018 | 00:58 | SYDNEY
Sunday 19 Aug 2018 | 00:58 | SYDNEY

Monday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


23 March 2009 14:53

  • Photo essay of a wary but revitalised Baghdad, six years after the US invasion. 
  • Obama makes more protectionist noises, which has Tom Barnett wondering whether he should have backed McCain.
  • Free trade promotes peace: a theory that goes back to the 19th century Manchester School gets some new data.
  • China announces new stimulus spending for its car industry, while the Swedish Government says it will allow Saab to go under.
  • The fact that Thailand is openly debating its Lese Majeste laws seems like a step in the right direction.
  • The Interpreter prides itself on being widely read by bureaucrats in Canberra. But this is not the kind of attention we have in mind.