- Ahmed Rashid argues that Pakistan desperately needs a ground offensive by the army, which aims to retake the territory the state has lost to the Taliban and the elimination of the group’s leadership.
- Despite blows to his authority, Nigeria’s President Jonathan Goodluck is still the man to beat in the general election next February.
- A second Chinese army unit has been implicated in online spying and, according to research, used yoga brochures to infiltrate systems.
- Bloomberg has built a prototype of its data terminal hooked up to the virtual-reality headset Oculus.
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