I haven’t said anything about the quake in Pakistan and Kashmir. I am at a bit of a loss. There are some good articles on ZNet South Asia Watch, including one by Hoodbhoy.

Two Faced in Haiti: Call it ‘social’ and not ‘political’

Last week we talked to Desmond Molloy, an old soldier who heads the ‘DDR’ program for MINUSTAH, the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti. ‘DDR’ stands for Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration. Molloy’s previous experience, among other conflicts, was in Sierra Leone. There, he explained, there were two armed sides – rebels and the government – waging […]