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Monday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


15 February 2010 09:49

  • An analyst at China's Academy of Military Science assesses the Pentagon's latest Quadrennial Defense Review.
  • Meanwhile, China hasn't reacted as negatively as you might expect to the US arms sales to Taiwan.
  • Josh Kurlantzick of the Council on Foreign Relations asks, 'When has any potential success story fallen as far and as fast in recent years as Malaysia?'
  • Exporting the people: the Filipino economy continues to rely heavily on remittances.
  • Russian Navy Blog has translated a Russian Navy document comparing conditions aboard a French and a Russian destroyer, from observations gleaned during a joint exercise. Short summary: 'Even the Russians know they suck.'
  • The NY Times examines China's massive push into high speed rail (photo above by Flickr user Ed'zta, used under a Creative Commons license).
  • British academics suggest the Queen get regular economic briefings that focus on 'horizon scanning'. (H/t Dashboard.)