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19 March 2010 09:50

  • Dan Drezner says that, on China's currency, Paul Krugman is talking just like a neoconservative: 'He evinces complete disregard for existing multilateral structures, makes casual assumptions about how allies will line up behind the United States and adversaries will simply fold, and underappreciates the policy externalities...'
  • Flag of convenience?: Ousted Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has taken Montenegrin citizenship.
  • The mockery of Kim Jong Il that I indulged in yesterday needs to be balanced with an appreciation of the brutality of his regime. Now they've apparently executed the official in charge of their botched currency 'reform'. NK Leadership Watch says reports of an execution are being denied by some sources.
  • China Defense Blog notes that the People's Liberation Army is quietly dropping the 'People' from its name.
  • Growing Indian influence in Afghanistan alarms Pakistan.

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