Center for Strategic Communication

Red Flags over Lhasa

By Patricia Lee Sharpe  Also see two companion pieces:  http://whirledview.typepad.com/whirledview/2014/05/ kanishka-in-kashgar-a-report-from-the-fringes-of-the-chinese-empire.html and...

Delhi’s Marvelous Metro and What’s Missing

By Patricia Lee Sharpe Delhi was still the smallish, palimpsest city the British handed over to independent India when I first lived here.  I fell in love with the whole of it: the convoluted lanes of old Delhi; the impressive remnants of earlier civilizations; the...

The Biter Bitten

By Patricia Lee Sharpe. Ha! Ha! Ha!  Not only am I laughing out loud, I’m rolling around on my nice but not outrageously expensive carpet from Pakistan and laughing. Back in May Mitt Romney was on a begging session among his fellow rich guys in a supposedly safe...