New Players on the World Stage: Chinese Provinces and Indian States

http://www.brookings.edu/research/essays/2013/new-players-on-the-world-stage-print
Excerpt:

“In early February last year, Wang Lijun, the police chief of the Chinese megacity Chongqing, drove 200 miles through the night to seek refuge in the U.S. Consulate in Chengdu, the capital of neighboring Sichuan Province.”

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Elliott Smith: ‘Mr. Misery’ Revisited, 10 Years After the Singer-Songwriter’s Controversial Death

http://www.spin.com/articles/elliott-smith-mr-misery-10-year-anniversary-death/
Excerpt:

“In the December 2004 issue of SPIN, we published Los Angeles journalist/musician Liam Gowing’s detailed, empathetic look at the last years of Elliott Smith’s life and the circumstances that led up to the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter’s apparent suicide. “Mr.”