Israel, Palestine, Google Earth, and censorship

In many ways, the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is about geography. It is about who lives where, who controls what territory, and what legal rights each group has within these various territories. Without an …

A King dies, a country mourns

Phnom Penh has been a subdued place for the past five days; a marked change from the noise and bustle that is usually a hallmark of the city. My apartment is a few hundred meters …
Concourse at O'Hare International Airport, Chicago

A Shrinking World (for some)

It’s now 6.15 am on Monday February 27, and I am sipping a cup of coffee in Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok’s gleaming and vast international air gateway. I arrived here late last night on a journey that …