Forman Christian College's political clout
The caps of Pakistan
Defending dictatorship : another view on Pakistan
Pakistan Election 2008 : Poetic politics Anwar Masood audioclip
ATP Maishaira : Anwar Masood ( recitation of poetry by the poet )
A trip to Saidpur : Khawaja in Islamabad
Profile : Meet Syed Yousef Raza Gillani ( Likeley soon to be Prime Minister )
Mar 23, 2008 : Let Democracy Reign
Foreign Policy Watch
It's the Occupation, Stupid
Fantasy Sports : Or, some reasons why boycotting the Beijing Olympics is really a bad idea
From Lankov, more on Pyongyang
News from the Front, March 25
(The first piece reminds me of FBI commentary about military activity lousing up interrogations at Gitmo. Stirring up resentment is definitely the long way around to securing co-operation.
I accidentally did a funny. See comments - then go to the link. Status of the Chinese People Canada should consider an outright boycott of the China Beijing Olympic Games : Editorial from National Post, Polish PM says No to China Beijing Olympic Opening.
Unrelated : China regime implicated in staging violence in Tibet Protest. My sidebar to that is violence is contrary to what I have seen reported of Buddhist tactics and philosophy in the past. Emulate Ghandi would be about right. )
Lights Out "Earth Hour"
God Damn America HuHu over something never said
How to end the occupation of Iraq Dem hopefuls call for complete withdrawal from Iraq
Dirty effin hippies convene ( satire, already )
Cognitive dreaming not so much
Dalai Lama - an appeal to the Chinese people
Secure Identification ( Governor Brian Schweitzer on Real ID and Security Theatre
"The Real ID is a particularly ridiculous piece of security theatre that will nonetheless be part of a growing state security apparatus directed at American citizens." )
Thematic elements in the fiction of Alastair Reynolds
Mercury Rising ??
Donna Brazile reminds Hillary of something
And another two bite the dust Busheviks
The state of the airborne laser
Foreign Policy Association - Central Asia
AIDS and gas
Russia : Medvedev a liberal ? CA implications
Turkmenistan : dealing in Turkey
China : Xinjiang terrorism and Tibetan protesters
Afghanisran : Russia and NATO near deal
Turkmeistan and Uxbekistan : Freedom House rankings
Pissed on Politics
Al Gore Nomination ?
There are alternatives
Greta van Susteren interview Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton - fraud trial witness
Center for Political Studies - caprice of President's daughter or a real think-tank ?
( Uzbekistan )
Nexia 2 - the export car made not for Uzbeks
A red herring to hide failures...
Uzbek musical instruments Video clip
( He thinks the wedding horn pleasant ? )
Where are you now, ladies of pleasure ?
Islamic trends in Fergana valley
Welcome Navruz!!! The occasion of the People of the Happiest country in the World!!! ( Satire )
DEMONstrators in Tashkent ?
Uzbek government to free GM joint venture from taxes
The Global Buzz
A remembrance of things past ( Russia. Discounting concerns about worries re: loss of a buffer zone from possible assault. )
Clusterfuck at Heathrow
Financial globalization is dead ( Reaction to Bear Stearns )
Turkey : Still finding itself
What is the role of deterrence in the non-proliferation regime ?
The geopolitics of Tibet and other things
"For ethnic and religious minorities, their experience of China is one of subjugation."
Whither Marxist guerilla movements ?
China's intellectual firepower
The uses and abuses of CSR
The darkest side of globalization
"You never shoot the postman" ( Guess they didn't see the movie with Nicholas Cage ! )
China calls attention to U.S. human rights hypocrisy ( Might as well be walking aroung wearing a sign that says "Kick Me !" )
Are Republicans responsible for two largest housing slumps in history ?
Just Foreign Policy
FCNL cluster bomb video
4000 U.S. deaths should spark congressional debate on Iraq
Obama glosses Colombian attack : Clinton calls for escalation
U.S. caught trying to spy in Bolivia
Cool video : History of the US in Iran **
Feinstein : Get real with Iran diplomacy
Illinois town rejects war with Iran by a 4 - 1 margin
Steven Kinzer hits the road for peace with Iran
The Impudent Observer
The madness in Somalia goes on and on
Nobody asked me, but...
"I have never seen a security guard who engenders a feeling of security in me"
Arab Summit...who exactly will show up ?
Soldiers defend Barack Obama
Zimbabwe opposition claims huge victory !
Pakistan leaders move towards political solutions
Ides of March - willMugabwe kill democracy ?
German Chancellor Merkel will boycott Olympic events
Military leaders say Brown wrong on inquiry
Like Iraq war, getting out requires shared sacrifice
Nelson electoral reforms excellent, overdue
Democrats can't afford what Clinton wants
Bush quagmire hits 4000 as stupidity rolls on
No crackpot crusade to help Tibetans, not even a word
Privatization yields two-tiered system of privacy rights