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Reading the Taliban

Reading the Taliban | Sticky Asia | Scoop.it
THE secret NATO report on the Taliban leaked to the BBC is full of fascinating stuff, but it mostly confirms what was already known rather than shedding new light on the conflict in Afghanistan.
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THAÏLANDE • La populace est sous l’eau et alors ?

THAÏLANDE • La populace est sous l’eau et alors ? | Sticky Asia | Scoop.it
Les inondations qui affectent le pays depuis trois mois ont jeté une lumière crue sur l'insurmontable clivage entre les privilégiés de la capitale et les pauvres des campagnes, écrit, un brin cinglant, le politologue Pavin Chachavalpongpun.
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Migrant workers must be treated with compassion - The Nation

Migrant workers must be treated with compassion The Nation Burmese and others caught in flood should get free passage, not be fined...
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India’s Looming Microcredit Crisis | The Diplomat

India’s Looming Microcredit Crisis | The Diplomat | Sticky Asia | Scoop.it
Microfinance schemes were meant to be the saviour of the world’s poor. But in parts of India, lenders are enticing borrowers into poverty traps.
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The Perils of Journalism in Pakistan: Living in Fear of Intelligence Agents - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International

The Perils of Journalism in Pakistan: Living in Fear of Intelligence Agents - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News - International | Sticky Asia | Scoop.it
For the second year in a row, Reporters Without Borders has named Pakistan the most deadly country in the world for journalists. The biggest threat is not terrorists, but the intelligence service, a prominent talk show moderator alleges.
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Will the Middle Class Stick by Team Anna?

Will the Middle Class Stick by Team Anna? | Sticky Asia | Scoop.it
Can a movement built on disdain for politics can survive the down-and-dirty of Indian political life?
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The Hindu : News / National : Figures back case for Army rollback in Kashmir

The Hindu : News / National : Figures back case for Army rollback in Kashmir | Sticky Asia | Scoop.it
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