Worthwhile reading from other sites – 2020

A new year and a new decade…this years stories look like being focused upon the US presidential elections, Britain’s departure from the EU, the potential for conflict between the USA and both Iran and North Korea and of course the rise of China and the continuing protests in Hong Kong….

January 2020

Profumo: a scandal that keeps giving, even after 50 years Guardian

Boeing internal documents reveal culture of deceit to keep down costs of 737 MAX Seattle Times

AMERICA SHOULD BE REALISTIC ABOUT ITS ALLIANCE WITH THAILAND War on the Rocks

Thailand’s military-proxy government remains fragile East Asia Forum

Thai regime spooked by Thanathorn and his angry young supporters Nikkei Asian Review

The Guardian view on internet censorship: when access is denied

Hugh Riminton: We Are A Burning Nation Led By Cowards

Hong Kong’s year in seven intense emotions BBC