A long while back, I tried to write up a list of 100 intellectuals working in Japan whom it would be good for the rest of the world to know. Due to my own lack of knowledge of Japan's intellectual faculties, I faltered before completing the task.
Which makes receiving Igawa Shuichi's essay on Pakistan for AJISS - Commentary such delight. Here is a voice worth listening to, presenting a distinctive, creative and yet sound analysis of the problems of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Me likes what I read much, and makes me want to read more.
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