US State Deptartment Resorts To “Lets Talk” Diplomacy

State Dept. Tries Blog Diplomacy

The State Department, departing from traditional public diplomacy techniques, has what it calls a three-person, “digital outreach team” posting entries in Arabic on “influential” Arabic blogs to challenge misrepresentations of the United States and promote moderate views among Islamic youths in the […]

Musharraf Shuts Down Opposition TV While Negroponte Watches

Two leading Pakistani media outlets that had their television broadcasts shut down inside Pakistan have now been forced to end international broadcasts. VOA’s Barry Newhouse reports from Islamabad that the new crackdown on independent media came as U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte met with President Pervez Musharraf.

Government officials in Islamabad […]

Blog World Report Awards; Nominated

It has come to my attention that BluBloggin has been nominated for a few awards at Left of Centrist Blog World Report Awards. Left of Centrist is a fine blog has a fine blog worth stopping by. In the blog award section you will find excellent blogs worth checking out.

Bluebloggin has been […]

Democrats Embrace Bloggers

Democrats spar at blog gathering

Seven of the Democratic candidates for US president have fielded questions from more than 1,000 political bloggers at an annual convention in Chicago. Correspondents say the candidates’ presence reflects the growing influence of such bloggers, seen as a key resource by candidates. The candidates’ appearance at the YearlyKos […]

Slavery Is Shameful – Corrupt World Legacy Continues

Reports of Forced Labor Unsettle China

Cheated out of their money when they sought to buy a ticket for the final leg of the journey home, their father, Su Jianjun, said in an interview, they were taken in by a woman who provided them with warm shelter and a meal on […]

WAKE UP! Musharraf In Trouble While The US Sleeps …

This is part of an OP-ED re-post from Munaeem’s Blog

Monday, June 11, 2007



by Eric Margolis

( The concerns expressed in this article are shared by every Pakistani and every friend […]

Religion & War – Does God Carry a Gun?

How can people carry a gun and kill other people in the name of God? Everyone shouts that God is on their side, right before they pull a trigger or ignite a bomb.

Mullahs, preachers, priests and rabbis are not supposed to be politicians. They are supposed to be spiritual leaders. When […]

World Blogroll

You may have noticed that I started a “blogroll -world” which I will be adding to as I have time. Some of the blogs like “Baghdad Burning” haven’t been updated in some time but it is worth the read. It does concern me that this blog is not up to date; I hate […]