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Monday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


28 July 2008 16:10

  • There's a blog for everything: This one is on sports law, and in this post it examines the IOC's decision to ban Iraq from the Beijing Games.
  • Here's a ripping yarn from the ABC's Mark Corcoran about the strange┬ácompany Obama kept in Kabul.
  • The first trailer for Oliver Stone's new presidential biopic, 'W.'
  • China just passed the US and now has the world's largest online community, with 253 million internet subscribers. India has 42 million. (I originally wrote that China had 1.1 billion internet users. Thanks to Dominic for the correction to that rather embarrassing error.)
  • Test your urban planning knowledge: McKinsey's has an online quiz about Chinese urbanisation. (H/t, All Roads.)
  • File under 'yeah, right': A Russian Admiral says his navy needs five or six aircraft carriers. (H/t, Naval Open Source blog.)