Hopeful and hopeless in the West Bank September 5th 2008 I have a confession to make, and this confession is that four months ago when I was working in my tall building with my important computers in my expensive clothes in my fancy city, I knew barely the bare minimum about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Nothing, and really, I didn't even care too much. I wouldn't doubt that many of you reading this probably don't know much or care to know much eith ... read more
Middle East » Israel » West Bank » Bethlehem Following World War II, the British withdrew from their mandate of Palestine, and the UN partitioned the area into Arab and Jewish states, an arrangement rejected by the Arabs. Subsequently, the Israelis defeated the Arabs in a series of wars without... ... read more
After two years of the expat finance bubble in Hong Kong, I am ready to explore the world outside of Bloomberg and AmEx cards and mix things up a bit.
I hope to meet some extraordinary people, have some ridiculous adventures, learn some new languages, and basically to be pretty confused every other day.
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”
- Mark Twain
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