Its nice to be back to blogging after a month. We start with Sunday Reads.
- Shot from the dark: Weapons and espionage. (Economist)
- I learned it by watching you. (Foreign Policy)
- Kiribati's days are numbered. (Businessweek)
- A beautiful but poisonous metal. (BBC)
BRIC stands for Brazil, Russia, India, and China while MIST stands for Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, and Turkey. Here's a comparison between the two emerging groups, from Reuters.