Friday 15 Oct 2021 | 01:42 | SYDNEY
Friday 15 Oct 2021 | 01:42 | SYDNEY

Thursday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


4 March 2010 13:10

  • Some excellent advice for incoming ICC Vice-President John Howard on how he can use his diplomatic experience to improve world cricket.
  • How profitable are China's state-owned enterprises?
  • Yesterday James Brown mentioned that increased strategic competition in the Arctic could be a harbinger for the Antarctic. Here's a report from a Canadian conference on the Arctic, in which the phrase 'arms race' appears.
  • On the status of women in Pakistan.
  • Why is Shrek so popular in Iran? That's the hook for a long piece with plenty of deep thoughts about Iranian cinema and politics. (H/t AL Daily.)
  • Where's the threat? The Joint Strike Fighter is militarily unnecessary for the US, says one analyst.
  • Not really relevant to international policy, but this review of Clive James' latest book is too good not to share.