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  • hardie karges 1:31 pm on November 14, 2017 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Islam, Jeddah, KSA, , Rotana, Saudi Arabia, Waed, Wahabi   

    Saudi Arabia: Kingdom of Kings… 

    Saudi Arabia is one of the great conundrums of the modern world, superficially as modern as they come, but at heart as medieval as any country ever was… (More …)

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    • Esther S. Fabbricante 4:24 pm on November 14, 2017 Permalink | Reply

      Almost too much to comprehend.

  • hardie karges 12:27 am on July 19, 2016 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , Capitalist, Christian, Communist, Islam, Judaism,   

    Suicide Pax: Afghanistan, too! (a fantasy in four-part disharmony) 

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    God & State in Kabul, Afghanistan

    continued from previous…

    RRRrrrinnnggg…

    There’s that familiar sound, of civilization. I pull out my cell-phone and look at the number, THE number, the same number that I remember oh so well—my wife. Should I answer? I feel the hard asphalt beneath my body, the blood seeping out all around. RRRrrrinnnggg. What the Hell…

    สวัสดีครับ Swasti Krup Hello.” Did I mention that my wife is Thai?

    สวัสดีค่ะ Swasti Ka Hello. How are you?” her voice sounds good. I smile. I can see her there with her phone tucked under her chin, doing something else while talking to me—eating, probably. (More …)

     
  • hardie karges 2:40 am on June 11, 2014 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: , , Islam, , ,   

    #ThaiCoup #SungaiKolok #Thailand: Violence continues in Thailand’s deep south, preparing for the final post-King war, almost 6000 dead and counting over the last decade, as army battles unknown insurgents with known goals–independence from Thailand, or at least increased autonomy. But after years of fighting, nothing has changed. It feels like nothing so much as though the army is protecting Chinese brothels, Thai language and Buddhist religion, can’t imagine what the problem is with Malay Muslims…

     
    • Esther Fabbricante 2:45 am on June 11, 2014 Permalink | Reply

      So hard to understand. I hope you are not in danger now.

    • hardie karges 5:10 am on June 11, 2014 Permalink | Reply

      No, I go back to Bangkok now, where it’s safe…

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