Category Archives: Central Asia

My bin Laden story

I have a framed picture in my house with several scraps of paper taped to a brochure from Turkmenistan. People wonder what it is, and I tell them this story. In late 2000 (the date is key), I was living … Continue reading

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Post-election violence

A few years ago, after the Kenyan elections in 08, I traveled to Nairobi with a colleague to ask the question of whether electronic media (SMS; Internet, etc.) played a role in inciting ethnic violence after the national elections. On … Continue reading

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