The World of Noblesse

noblesseoblige-world.jpgHere’s the latest thirty days of clustrmap, you can see that the Lal Masjid incident drove a lot of visits from Pakistan; I have no idea if I am well-liked there, but I am well-read there. I’ve had some visits again from Diego Garcia as well I see.

Angry Clouds

angry-clouds.jpgFor the man sound in body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every sky has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously. 

 – George Gissing

Pakistan Update

20070803_ed03.jpgMusharraf met with the military leaders to discuss the Indian nuclear deal, and more meetings of the Pakistan military commanders are underway even as on the political front the coalition between PPP and PML-Q continues to jell.

The government continues to expel foreign students from madrassas who don’t have a “non-objection certificate” from their country’s government in an effort to crimp the inflow of foreign extremists. 554 students were deported, and 717 cases are under further consideration. Continue reading “Pakistan Update”