As it is poised to be the newest nation in the world, South Sudan is on the cusp of destiny. Whether she grabs the opportunity to pull her people out of poverty, deprivation and conflict or fails in the effort depends on the support she gets from the international community. Only time will tell what happens.
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.
I have been in Afghanistan for just over a week. It has been eventful in that I have been meeting …