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Wednesday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


25 February 2009 11:44

  • My colleague Rory frequently recommends the work of journalist Ahmed Rashid. Here's his latest on Pakistan's 'steady slide towards chaos'.
  • Last Friday I linked to an Andrew Mack op-ed arguing that the surge did not play a big role in the drop in violence in Iraq. See here for an expanded version of that argument. (Thanks to Andrew Mack for the link.)
  • Why North Korea might be about to test a long-range missile. One reason: it will shift the focus from the nuclear issue.
  • Credit ratings agencies are downgrading India. But do we care what these agencies think anymore?
  • Beijing's building boom goes bust — they're even converting the Bird's Nest Olympic stadium into a shopping mall.