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Friday 20 Jul 2018 | 05:06 | SYDNEY

Wednesday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


1 September 2010 11:09

  • Further to Fergus' posts on the ICC's recent offensives: yet another press release today – this time, the ICC Registrar is going to Kenya.
  • US weekly The National Review examines Australia's election. (Thanks to Andrew for the link.)
  • Poorly made in China: CFR's Elizabeth Economy recommends 'one of the best business books on China that I have encountered in a long time.'
  • They get around: while Fergus reports below on a Chinese naval visit to Vanuatu, one of the PLA Navy's most modern frigates recently visited Myanmar.
  • Lessons for Afghanistan' Reader Will suggests this new book on how peacekeeping and peacebuilding failed in Congo. The author also wrote an article on the same theme for Foreign Affairs in 2008.
  • Thanks to Judah for sending me this Turkish op-ed arguing that Turkey's annual military parade undermines its democracy. Military parades have been a recurring theme on The Interpreter.
  • Novelist Nick Hornby tries to make sense of the universe, and reflects on the pointlessness of whatever writing project you happen to be working on (h/t Fallows):