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Wednesday linkage

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

7 October 2009 10:47

  • With the Tamil Tigers defeated, the Sri Lankan government steers infrastructure spending toward former war zones.
  • The latest issue of Foreign Policy carries an article arguing the election of the DPJ in Japan is a less radical change than many think. Tobias Harris strongly disagrees, saying Hatoyama is already strengthening the role of Cabinet and creating something closer to a Westminster system.
  • Obama's China policy: from 'responsible stakeholder' to 'strategic reassurance'.
  • China's netizens are unhappy with state broadcaster CCTV's coverage of the National Day parade.
  • Are we in Afghanistan just to deny al Qaeda a talking point?
  • China's cold war thinking on nuclear disarmament.
  • The Institute for Science and International Security has details of the IAEA's confidential report on alleged Iranian nuclear weaponisation.