Blog Visits

Visits Per Month September 2003 is the first month I have gotten more than 5,000 visits. The number of visitors to my weblog has been increasing a lot recently. I switched to Movable Type in mid-May and it was then that the decline of my blog was averted. In other news, I have had visitors… Continue reading Blog Visits

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Is this nepotism or is it just a small world? Douglas J. Feith is undersecretary of defense for policy. His former firm has recently established a task force dealing with issues and opportunities relating to the recently ended war with Iraq. …[It] is assisting regional construction and logistics firms to collaborate with contractors from the… Continue reading Nepotism?

I am Back

So I am back in Atlanta. The trip back is always much worse than the trip out. But such is life. We watched Secondhand Lions and Matchstick Men. Both are good entertaining movies.

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Going Home

I am going home now for the weekend. Will be back sunday evening. Hopefully with more regular blogging.

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May be this will make Britney Spears’ music better: Britney Spears has turned to Indian bhangra rhythms for her comeback song out later this year. The song features Spears singing and rapping over music and rhythms from rural India and has been remixed by British Asian producer Rishi Rich – himself celebrating a top 20… Continue reading Bhangra

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Blogging and Politics Paper

Dan Drezner and Henry Farrell are writing an academic paper on power and politics of blogs. They are soliciting some help. If you’re a journalist, columnist, commentator, producer, or editor for a newspaper, magazine, or television station, we’d appreciate your help. We’d be grateful if you could take two minutes to send an email to… Continue reading Blogging and Politics Paper

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GITMO Military Arrests

A Muslim Chaplain in the US Army who was administering to the detainees at the Guantanoamo Bay camp was arrested recently. The Muslim military chaplain who ministered to suspected Al Qaeda terrorists at a U.S. detention center in Cuba can be confined under the Uniform Code of Military Justice for up to two months without… Continue reading GITMO Military Arrests

Wes Clark

Very interesting that Wesley Clark has shot up to be the top Democratic contender just after announcing his candidacy. Here are the results from CNN/USA Today/Gallup polls over the last month…

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Abraham’s Claim to Mesopotamia

An interesting (funny is probably more like it) case in the DC district court: Plaintiff “Great Prince Michael” (a.k.a. Michael Craig Clark) brings this action along with a group referred to as the “Inhabitants of the Land” against the United States, President George W. Bush, “Americans currently in the land,” Great Britain, and “British citizens… Continue reading Abraham’s Claim to Mesopotamia

Kashmir: Religion

Current census figures for religious affiliation in Kashmir according to the BBC are: …

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