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Tuesday linkage

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

9 December 2008 12:34

  •  'We spend more on defence in about 12 days than on DFAT in a year.' That's from an op-ed by former senior diplomat Rawdon Dalrymple.
  • Congresswoman gets call from Obama. She thinks it's a prank. Hilarity ensues.
  • The Japanese Government's poll numbers are in free fall.
  • Cool video of a ballistic missile defence test. Reminded me of the toy in this Star Wars scene.
  • Among the 15 most influential foreigners in China is...Edwin Maher. Yes, that's right, the former ABC TV weatherman.
  • Old media struggling in the US: Chicago Tribune owners file for bankruptcy, and the NY Times wants to borrow against it's HQ.