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1 April 2009 15:02

  • Via Core Economics, a paper co-authored by Nicholas Stern on the need for green stimulus spending — $400 billion of it, in fact.
  • Russia and the US set to launch a new arms control agreement, potentially limiting their stockpiles to fewer than 1,500 warheads.
  • Wise words from James Curran: let's stop obsessing about whether the Americans love us.
  • Defense Secretary Gates says the US won't try to shoot down North Korea's rocket. Interesting side-note: one of the US ships sent to monitor the launch is commanded by a Korean-American. (H/t WWP.)
  • A ruthless fisking of Robert Kaplan's recent Atlantic piece on Afghanistan.
  • You remember the 'Where the hell is Matt?' video, right? (We blogged about it.) Well, here's a little essay about globalisation from the eponymous Matt.

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