Have you heard the good news?

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Dana Blankenhorn has an excellent piece on his politically themed blog called “Have you heard the Good News about Pakistan?

A key excerpt:

My friend Tariq Mustafa IM’ed me from Karachi this morning with some of the good news:

Pakistan_as_hand_grenade (Picture from The Economist.) Does this make up for the Bhutto assassination, or the Musharraf dictatorship, the rise of the Taliban or the fear of atomic weapons getting into the wrong hands? Of course not.

But Pakistan is not the cartoon we make of it. Pakistan is a complex, robust society of over 100 million people, rich in human capital, in business acumen, in technical savvy. Pakistan has fine universities, it has talented businesspeople, it has some of the best brains on the planet. The vast majority aren’t political. They’re devoted, instead, to trying to make a living, to raising their families, to living in peace with their neighbors.

He forgot to mention Startup Insiders, but, I’m sure that’ll catch peoples attention over time.

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