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Wednesday linkage

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

13 August 2008 10:53

  • With the non-oil private sector faltering, Iraq's government employee numbers have doubled since 2005.
  • After last week's doom-laden column about the impending collapse of Western civilization, right-winger Janet Albrechtson this week argues that left-wingers are...misery merchants. You can't make this stuff up.
  • An up-to-date compendium of China's nuclear arsenal.
  • Here's former Thai Prime MinisterĀ Thaksin Shinawatra's statement about why he is returning to exile in England. (H/t Bangkok Pundit.)