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Wednesday linkage


Sam Roggeveen


5 October 2011 10:12

  • Economist John Quiggin joins the Lowy Institute's Stephen Grenville in calling for a Tobin Tax.
  • CNAS, Obama's favourite think tank, says cut the army, forget counterinsurgency.
  • Martin Wolf says it's time for the UK to employ the nuclear option: printing money. (In an interesting juxtaposition, Wolf's column is surrounded by ads for the FT's glossy luxury goods insert, 'How to Spend It'.)
  • China opens a US$3 billion line of credit to Ghana, on terms equal to or better than those of the World Bank. (Thanks Danielle.)
  • Gideon Rachman: 'The defining geopolitical drama of the next century will be the battle for power and influence between China and America.'
  • US lawmakers propose slashing the State Department and aid budgets. (Thanks Danielle.)