Daily Archives: March 27, 2009

Edgar Snow

Edgar Snow (7/19/1905 – 2/15/1972), according to Wikipedia, had visited China for the last time in 1969 and “was told that President Richard Nixon would be welcome to visit either officially or as a private citizen.” This must be the … Continue reading

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Russia ready to help bring peace to Afghanistan

I’m bit amused in reading this. MOSCOW, Russia (CNN) 3/27/2009 — Russia said Friday it is ready to help normalize the situation in Afghanistan, where U.S.-led forces are battling the Islamic fundamentalist Taliban for control of the country. Russian Foreign … Continue reading

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Pretty Women Into Thin Air

A few pretty and strong women. I’ve never heard of Liu Hairu 刘海若 till yesterday when DQ brought her up. Her Baidu profile is bit over kill and petty, but does provide a window into a promising life cut short. … Continue reading

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