News Click: May 28, 2009

  1. China fights a skirmish in an ongoing culture war between preserving the past and embracing the future [NYT]
  2. Global concerns about control of Pakistan’s nuclear weapons are justified as well-organized guerrilla fighters demonstrate the difficulty if not impossibility of defeating them without massive alteration of underlying cultural conditions [Al Jazeera, NYT, BBC video, WSJ slide show, blogger commentary, CFR on the information warfare component of Obama’s freshly declared strategy in the region]
  3. Members of a well-developed society with significant leisure time show off a creative use of those minutes [The Week]

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