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Begich reports back from South Asia

ANCHORAGE - Sen. Mark Begich has reported back from South Asia. Begich has spent several days in Afghanistan meeting...senator talked to Alaska reporters via teleconference from South Asia. Begich is traveling with four other U.S. senators...
Pakistan's ruling party struggles in election with two party icons dead

...candidate.As the historic vote approaches, one of South Asia's most venerable parties has problems.The party rode...victim) card this time around," said Moeed Yusuf, South Asia adviser at the United States Institute of Peace.And...
Optimal Economic Policy for the Regulation of the Fishing Industry in Alaska

...demand toward fish, as fish is touted as a healthier and a relatively cheaper substitute. From a global perspective, as South Asia, Latin America, China, and other regions of the planet's population increases in totality and in their respective...
Beware of useless information

...Mount Everest. Or is it? Did you know that, due to precipitation, for a few weeks each year, Mount K2 - located in South Asia on the border of Xinjiang, China, and Gilgit-Baltistan of Pakistan - is taller than Mount Everest? Let me say that...
Con: The US should declare the Afghan war unwinnable and withdraw troops

...made the 9/11 attack possible. South Asia became a breeding ground for global...wave of terrorism will sweep across South Asia, while groups such LeT and al-Qaeda...Afghanistan is won. Fighting terrorists in South Asia is not easy. But it is a worthwhile...
'Skin of Our Teeth' a fascinating play

...of this play in 1942, Hitler had invaded Poland and Pearl Harbor had been bombed. The war was furious in Europe and South Asia. No end to this war was in sight. And yet Wilder wrote in an end to the war in his play. Mr. Antrobus is elected...
Outside editorial: An enemy within

...of Springfield. Home-grown Islamic extremism was once thought to be the province of countries in Europe, Africa or South Asia, triggered by segregation, deprivation of educational or economic opportunities, or a domestic climate where extremist...
Quake victims need attention

...the hurricane. But we also need to raise money and awareness for the daunting relief effort in the aftermath of the South Asia earthquake. Time is running out for millions of residents of Pakistan and India who have been displaced, injured...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Benson, also at the Alaska State Museum. Both of these exhibits close after Saturday. ``Eastern Light: Scenes of South Asia,'' photographs of life in India and Asia by Jonathon Wolfson, Arts and Humanities Council Gallery. Regular hours...
Bill funds tsunami warning system fix

...000 in Sri Lanka. Cantwell, who toured NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory in Seattle Sunday, said the South Asia tsunami showed the United States is not fully prepared for a similar disaster. "If what happened in Indonesia happened...


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