Thursday, October 14, 2010

What Oman Can Teach Us

My favorite piece of this Nicholas Kristof essay:
The pattern seems widespread: Everybody gives lip service to education, but nobody funds it. 

For me, the lesson of Oman has to do with my next stops on this trip: Afghanistan and Pakistan. If we want to see them recast as peaceful societies, then let’s try investing less in bombs and more in schools.

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