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Tuesday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


23 March 2010 09:18

  • Peter Hartcher's geopolitical take on the old line that 'demography is destiny.'
  • That well-known bastion of statism and green-left theology, The Economist, defends the science of climate change.
  • Are the current ructions in the US-China relationship just cyclical, or a tipping point?
  • Confirmation-hearing comments about democracy in Singapore by the US ambassador-designate perhaps meet the definition of a Kinsley gaffe. The Ambassador is now backpedaling.
  • Further to Milton's post about the Mekong, here's an Asia Foundation blog post looking at how Laos is suffering from the regional drought.
  • World Politics Review examines new data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute and sees signs of an Asian arms race.
  • Via ASI Blog, a Pakistani newspaper does some maths and finds:

...during the last 102 months since the 9/11 episode, (Pakistan) has averagely been rocked by terrorists every 10th day during this period, which has witnessed 332 terrorism-related incidents inflicting 5,704 deaths till date.