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Monday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


21 July 2008 16:18

  • Afghanistan has a new road that will facilitate access to the sea via Iran. Previously, the quickest way to a port was through Pakistan. Try to guess who paid for the road. (H/t Acorn.)
  • China Beat has a good post by Rowan Callick, Beijing correspondent for The Australian, on how Australians view China.
  • My friend Andrew Norton has long been frustrated by companies imposing fuel surcharges: why not just add it to the overall cost? But the trend is now spreading to London's cabs.
  • Al Gore's latest speech, in which he calls for US electricity production to be 100% renewable in a decade.
  • It's looking like Taiwan won't get the weapons George Bush promised them in 2001.