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APDS Blogger: Di Wu

A discussion of Japanese Foreign Minister Katsuya Okada's apology for Japan’s colonial occupation of Korea during World War II. 

Amid the debates about American aid to Pakistan, and the public diplomacy attempts to gain Pakistani "hearts and minds," there is one measure which would gain Pakistani support: Cricket Diplomacy.

APDS Blogger: John Nahas

Numerous initiatives, programs and events seek to foster democracy and democratic reforms in the Middle East. Some hit, most miss.