Archive for the ‘Afghanistan’ Category


Sunday Items

April 5, 2009

North Korea went ahead with its “satellite” test. But accounts differ on whether it was a success.
A quick and dirty guide to Pakistan’s labyrinthine political groups.
NATO offers troops for Afghanistan. A puzzling headline from The New York Times though.


Sunday items

March 22, 2009

Two things on Israel and Gaza: First from The New York Times, a soldier’s account of the military’s attitude toward killing civilians, and, from The Guardian, a follow-up piece on a group that’s interviewed a number of Israeli soldiers.

A piece on The Democratic Republic of Congo and a photography exhibit on the women of Congo.

For those of you who missed it, here’s AP on Iran’s response to Obama’s holiday message.

And finally a Wall Street JournalĀ piece on the man who could take Karzai’s place in Afghanistan.