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Thursday linkage

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

6 March 2008 14:10

  • This has received very little coverage in Australia as far as I'm aware, but the US bombed Somalia earlier this week.
  • Robert Kagan almost breaks my self-declared Nixon metaphor embargo. (He doesn't mention Nixon, but he uses the same dodgy logic I described in my post.)
  • A few weeks ago Victoria could boast the world's biggest planned solar power plant. But it was trumped by Arizona just a day later.
  • The Pentagon releases its latest assessment of Chinese military power. It cites large budget increases, which prompts James Fallows to ask, 'compared to what?'