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Wednesday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


19 August 2009 10:32

  • More satellite imagery analysis of that Burmese box. It's very unlikely to be nuclear-related.
  • If you like blog wars, they don't come any more high-powered than this: Krugman, Fallows, Ferguson...and Felix the Cat.
  • Readers may be getting tired of me pointing out this kind of thing, but nowhere in SMH International Editor Peter Hartcher's latest piece does he make a case for why the Afghanistan mission is worthwhile — the entire article is devoted to the various challenges the coalition faces in completing its mission. The same goes for the SMH's lead editorial yesterday.
  • Also on Afghanistan, reader Will Clegg recommends this history of state building.
  • 'Rare windows': Tom Ricks discusses a journalistic crutch.
  • Race and gender in China: '...almost all advertisements about lingerie or sexy clothing had white women; advertisements showing good wives or girlfriends in cutesy scenarios were more often than not Chinese.'
  • The Islamification of Europe? Not so much.
  • Worker unrest in China's steel sector can't be good for Australian iron ore exporters.