My review of William Dalrymple’s : The Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan.
What are the challenges that affect humanitarian food aid distribution? My musings
Indian style ‘Arranged’ marriages v/s Western Style marriages : why do the former seem more stable? I discuss this here
Fragile States present immense challenges to development and humanitarian programming. Effectiveness and long term impact of INGOs is sorely tested in these contexts. Is is perhaps time to look at alternative strategies? Not try development programming in humanitarian contexts? Better deploy meagre resources elsewhere? Presenting the conundrum of programming in fragile states….. read on…
Impressions of my first exposure to Bangladesh – the joys and excitement of it all.
Looking back at a one year stint in Afghanistan – the fond (and not so fond) memories I carried back. I was indeed glad I went and am glad that I came back!
My immediate reactions to the bombing of the Indian embassy in Kabul in July 2008. the bombing will change life for Indians in Afghanistan.
The more time I spend in Afghanistan the more I am saddened by the futility of war and the havoc it plays in the lives of ordinary people. Afghanistan has been in war for 30 years and it still goes on.