Sunday, August 24, 2008

NPR National Radio (08/23/08)

NPR National Radio
All Things Considered with Jackie Lyden
August 23, 2008

Events this week in Afghanistan and Pakistan have created a new sense of urgency among international policymakers. Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf announced his resignation on Monday. That same day in Afghanistan, a pair of insurgent attacks rocked NATO forces — one a coordinated assault on a U.S. military base and the other an ambush that killed 10 French soldiers.

Greg Mortenson, director of Central Asia Institute, recently met with Musharraf over tea ..... more on podcast

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Mortenson builds hope for Pakistan (08/20/08)

Billings Gazette Editorial Opinion (Montana)
Mortenson builds hope for Pakistan
Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Pakistan may be the most dangerous country in the world. Grinding poverty, chronic political instability, government corruption, civil unrest, terrorists operating within its borders and the nation's possession of nuclear weapons - all these factors contribute to that unfortunate designation.

In that perilous place, one Montanan continues to carry a torch for hope and enlightenment... read more

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