Blogging with purpose, not for self-importance

I do not take credit for this - please see the link below for intellectual property details - but if ever Blogging could for many people be summed up so perfectly, it would go something like this: Blogging: "Never before have so many people with so little to say said so much to so few"…

Turkmenistan: Why are German companies all too eager to overlook the Human Rights abuses committed by the Berdymukhamedow regime?

Call it a love affair, an obsession with, or a shameless dash for cash while there is still some at the country's disposal, Germany's interest in Turkmenistan, a country in the iron grip of a dictator seemingly hell-bent on emulating the Kim dynasty's template for running North Korea, shows little sign of waning. At first…