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25 March 2009 10:53

  • Here's a useful news/blog aggregator: alltop.com. The China section alone will keep you occupied for hours.
  • The Lowy Institute's 2008 Thawley scholar, Adam Lockyer, is on a two-month secondment at CSIS, and says if you want to subscribe to a CSIS e-newletter on post-conflict reconstruction, send an email to: pcrproject[at]csis.org.
  • It's official: China will develop aircraft carriers.
  • Uncomfortable environmental fact of the day: 'Increasing the fuel efficiency of a car is mathematically indistinguishable from lowering the price of its fuel'.
  • Optimist vs. pessimist: a debate on China's economy.
  • A nice quote to annoy our libertarian readers:

There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.

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