Archive for the ‘Asia’ Category

Strikes deep into al-Qa’ida territory

October 30th, 2009 | Posted by reza | 1 Comment
After a sweep of a militant stronghold in the lawless tribal region of South Waziristan, the Pakistani army has recovered passports purportedly belonging to two leading al-Qa’ida figures, including a ...

China’s stolen children

October 30th, 2009 | Posted by reza | 11 Comments
They gaze out at the camera with every variety of human expression – fear, hope, doubt, bafflement, dread. Some are asleep. One gapes with huge eyes. Some of the tiniest ...