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Wednesday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


9 May 2012 10:05

  • Fareed Zakaria says the US has built 17 million square feet of office space to house its intelligence bureaucracies since 9/11. 'We don't look like people who have won a war. We look like scared, fearful, losers.'
  • Some institutions don't welcome the scrutiny of the blogosphere.
  • Details of a forthcoming Hugh White lecture on the Australia-Indonesia relationship.
  • Lowy's Michael Fullilove in The Atlantic: China's major challenge is governance.
  • Earth Wars: A new book on how developed and developing nations will compete for energy, metals, food and water.
  • To build an ocean-going navy, you don't just need warships but replenishment ships. China is getting two new ones.
  • When the big food chains start reacting, you know the animal welfare movement has found some momentum.
  • Gorgeous video of the world's roads, flight paths and sea routes. Worth watching in full-screen. (H/t Urbanist.)