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Thinking Aloud: "Afghan-Pakistani Reconciliation: A Brief Thaw or Something More?" Part II

May 25, 2015 by Darius 

Khalid Nadiri of the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies spoke about Afghan-Pakistani relations.  He said that it is a positive development that Kabul and Islamabad are now talking to each other directly rather than relying on the US as a conduit.  648 more words

Thinking Aloud

Day 5 in Beijing 2015: Silk Street & Delicious local food‏

Friday, March 27, 2015.

Today was the perfect last day to my trip to Beijing this time around in 2015.  Day 5 :).

Originally, the tour itinerary didn’t have many things planned for the day, but like most things in life, they are better enjoyed when taken into your own hands ;). 845 more words


idiots we be...

…and yes “we” is you white man.

I began this morning grappling with the problem of statistical representation and sustainable imaginaries in the Pearl River Delta, which has roughly the same GDP as Switzerland spread over an area that is only 1.3 times greater than Switzerland. 345 more words


Visiting the Great Wall

I decided to go to China one afternoon in mid-February. I was bored and was browsing the Facebook page set up for my university’s study abroad program. 587 more words


Where is the Law?

Racy Cases 48
A V Vedpuriswar and V Pattabhi Ram

First published in the Hindu Business Line

“Did you know that the Supreme Court of India works for 185 days and the High Courts work for 210 days in a year?” asked China.

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