China Piece. . .and IAEA
Out of deference to my colleague, Jeffrey Lewis, my piece on China’s next high altitude moves is “temporarily” on hold. It has not been deleted…just shelved for a day or two pending further info.
Newly elected Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari is his government’s latest political tycoon. He spent many years imprisoned and harassed by former President Pervez Musharraf. His wife, former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, was assassinated.
I really like Michael Dobbs. He’s generally fair and balanced in sifting through truth and fantasy spun by candidates on all sides of any ticket. . .sort of a “just the facts, ma’am” kind of guy.
Last evening, I attended the moving wedding of my friend Mark Brzezinski and his beautiful new wife Natalia Lopatniuk. The ceremony and dinner were held at the National Museum for Women in the Arts — which has a wonderful collection of painting and sculpture I had never seen before.
(Wasilla Public Library in 1950s) I’m about the last in the blogosphere to paste this balanced and sober historiography of Sarah Palin’s life and views — as told by a fellow resident of Wasilla, Alaska.
A friend from CNN just sent me this video clip from Tuesday, 26 August in Denver. I liked it as it reminded me how incredibly exciting the opening days of the Dem convention were.