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Entries by Rahim Kanani from 03/2010

The Quest for Greatness: Canada And the 2010 Winter Olympic Games

| Posted 03.01.2010 | Sports

Openly touting its success is foreign to a Canadian culture that had always cloaked itself in the red and white cape of modesty. But for the Vancouver games, it was gold or bust for Canada.

UPDATED: Twittering in Pashto: A New U.S. Military Communications Strategy in Afghanistan?

| Posted 03.06.2010 | Media

Who exactly is the intended audience of the U.S. military's tweeting efforts in Afghanistan? They're all in English.

Maternal Mortality in Afghanistan: A Way Forward

| Posted 03.08.2010 | World

Afghanistan is now ranked second worst in the world when it comes to maternal mortality. But there is hope on the horizon.

A Lesson in Realism and Resolve: What President Obama Can Learn From Lady Gaga

| Posted 03.13.2010 | Politics

Lady Gaga's continuous success in the face of gratuitous vilification may very well be the one lesson that saves the Obama Presidency.

Counterinsurgency Doctrine Is a Long-Term Strategy: Afghanistan Lacks a Long-Term Commitment

| Posted 03.19.2010 | World

The required U.S. commitment to Afghanistan is one that the American public cannot stomach, particularly in the midst of an economic crisis and a massive healthcare overhaul around the corner.

The ICC and Afghanistan: A Moment of Opportunity for Justice

| Posted 03.24.2010 | World

The standing and status of the ICC is tested in a country like Afghanistan. Opening up a formal investigation will impeach international troops, including non-parties to the Rome Statute, like the United States.

Working Backwards: A New Strategy to Hunt Osama bin Laden

| Posted 03.29.2010 | World

Osama bin Laden is either dead or alive, and I'm proposing a strategy to both remove him from the world stage while hunting him down in the process. The tactic is simple: declare his demise.