Life in FourBorn in Pakistan.
School years in Saudi Arabia.
Graduated from high school in America.
Had refugee status; now a citizen of Canada.
InterestsDefending Western Civilization.
Economics: Labour and Macro.
History: American, British, Classical Antiquity and Military.
Politics: Largely the American arena.
Following tech news.
Reading blogs and writing my blog.
Language ProficiencyOnly two really: English and Urdu.
I can verbally follow Hindi and Punjabi but can't read them.
I've studied Arabic and Sindhi but lost contact with both.
Favorite BooksAnne Applebaum's Gulag: A History
Theodore Beale's The War in Heaven
Winston Churchill's The Second World War
Susan Cooper's The Dark is Rising
Umberto Eco's The Name of the Rose
Richard Feynman's What Do You Care What Other People Think?
Robert Graves's I, Claudius
Robert A. Heinlein's The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
Donald Kagan's On the Origins of War
Richard Overy's Why the Allies Won
Steven Pressfield's Gates of Fire
J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
William Sherman's Memoirs
Neal Stephenson's Cryptonomicon
J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit
Favorite Movies12 Angry Men (IMDb, Amazon)
A Clockwork Orange (IMDb, Amazon)
A Fish Called Wanda (IMDb, Amazon)
Back to the Future Trilogy (IMDb, Amazon)
The Big Lebowski (IMDb, Amazon)
Casablanca (IMDb, Amazon)
Lawrence of Arabia (IMDb, Amazon)
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (IMDb, Amazon)
North by Northwest (IMDb, Amazon)
Patton (IMDb, Amazon)
Rear Window (IMDb, Amazon)
Scent of a Woman (IMDb, Amazon)
Schindler's List (IMDb, Amazon)
Superman (IMDb, Amazon)
The Sweet Hereafter (IMDb, Amazon)
Favorite Music byBeethoven
R. D. Burman
A. R. Rahman