Anniversary of the 2006 Tsunami

Coming soon: Three years after the December 26th tsunami brought unimaginable destruction, what is happening in Aceh, the western most province of the massive Indonesian country? The paradox of the disaster is that, while it brought ruin to so many, it was also a part of the end of that province’s thirty year civil war.Continue reading “Anniversary of the 2006 Tsunami”

“Taiwan’s Statesman” Book Review

Taiwan holds a place in the American consciousness similar to that of many places in Asia. Many may have heard of it, but very few could point to it on a map – even fewer could describe its political significance. Ted reviews Richard Kagan’s newly published biography of former Taiwanese president Lee Teng-Hui, titled “Taiwan’sContinue reading ““Taiwan’s Statesman” Book Review”