Tuesday 17 Jul 2018 | 00:27 | SYDNEY
Tuesday 17 Jul 2018 | 00:27 | SYDNEY

Wednesday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


10 June 2009 11:46

  • Global Trade Alert: A website dedicated to tracking soft-protectionist measures around the globe, and which countries they will hurt.
  • India better placed than China to weather the global downturn, says JP Morgan.
  • Indonesia promises to ratify the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty if the US does.
  • America's National Air and Space Intelligence Center has released its annual Ballistic and Cruise Missile Threat guide.
  • China will launch a Mars probe in October, onboard a Russian rocket.
  • Tank man: Newly released photos give a different perspective on that act of resistance in Tiananmen Square.
  • Peter McCawley: What Obama's Cairo speech means for Indonesia.
  • Quote of the day. Stephen Colbert is guest-editing Newsweek, and it's clearly an arduous job:

Of course, guest editing is more than just sitting around tanning myself by the gleam of Fareed Zakaria's teeth. I set the editorial agenda, assigned stories and yelled at Peter Parker to get me more photos of that web-slinging vigilante, Spider-Man. He's a menace!