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Monday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


1 March 2010 16:30

  • A blog about peace operations and post-conflict reconstruction; lots of good Timor stuff here.
  • Did you know YouTube is banned in Turkey? More facts about Turkey's social media scene here.
  • The FT describes 10 innovations that will reshape business around the world.
  • As Jakarta sinks, Indonesia mulls a new capital. But do these quotes from urban studies expert Deden Rukmana inspire confidence?: 'It can be done -- what you need is strong political commitment. Malaysia moved to Putrajaya because of the strength of Mahathir Mohamad...If we have a good plan...we can build a city from scratch, like Brasilia in Brazil.'
  • The US Air Force says initial operational capability of its Joint Strike Fighter has slipped by two years.
  • 'The shift of global power toward Asia' is fodder for a thousand op-eds. The Economist crunches the numbers.
  • Why Aceh probably isn't a safe haven for Muslim extremists. (H/t Asia File.)
  • Some hair-raising footage of an attempted landing of a Russian Sukhoi jet onto the country's sole aircraft carrier: