​​Other Publications


"Transforming the Agricultural Bank of Mongolia," Foreign Service Journal (January/February 2019)

“Yoho’s Initiative Benefits Mongolia, US,” Gainesville Sun, 19 August 2018

"Wakanda and the World," Macon Telegraph, 3 March 2018 

"Ekh aur Ekh Gyara: India and the United States Can Together Help Move the World Toward a Better Place," Roznama Rashtriya Sahara (Delhi), 2 April 2016

"The Dust of Kandahar," Foreign Service Journal (October 2015)

"India, Africa and USAID," Deccan Herald (Hyderabad), 2 October 2015

"A Reflection on Bravery," Foreign Service Journal (September 2014)

"Assignment: Kandahar," Northwestern Magazine (Fall 2013)

"Remembering a Girl in Afghanistan," Kansas City Star, 25 July 2013

"Reflections on 'Peace and Unity' Week in Afghanistan," Macon Telegraph, 12 October 2012

"Farewell, Mongolia," Mongol Messenger (Ulaanbaatar), 20 July 2012

"Mongolia and the United States: A Long Way in a Short Time," Ambassadors Review (Spring 2012)

"Mongolia and the United States: Celebrating 25 Years of Diplomatic Ties," Mongolica (Winter 2012)

"Kazakh Eagle Hunters," Tufts Magazine (Summer 2011)

"With the Mongolian Soldiers in Afghanistan," Mongol Messenger (Ulaanbaatar), 1 April 2011

"An Ambassador's Perspective on Wikileaks," Mongoliin Medee (Ulaanbatar), 21 December 2010

"Mongolia's Disabled Community Deserves Special Recognition," Mongol Messenger (Ulaanbaatar), 3 December 2010

"A Most Helpful Factor in the Development of a Wonderful Country," Ulaanbaatar Post, 23 April  2010

"Three of a Kind: Reflections on the Triad Tradition in Mongolia," GUNU (Winter 2010)

 "If Trouble Comes, Make Use of it," Foreign Service Journal (March 2009)

"Opportunities for FATA Development," Nation (Lahore), 11 May 2007

"USAID Achievements in Retrospect," Post (Lahore), 11 May 2007 

"Soccer from Ulaanbaatar to Gothenburg," Foreign Service Journal (January 2007)

"An Interview with USAID Mission Director Jonathan Addleton," Khabr-o-Nazr (February 2007)

"Down Memory Lane," News (Islamabad), July 18, 2006

"The Challenge of Raising a Second Generation of TCKs," Among Worlds (March 2003)

"Not One Home but a Collection of Them," Among Worlds (December 2002)

"Reflections on the Church Attack in Islamabad," Foreign Service Journal (November 2002), pp. 34-36

"Missionary Kid Memoirs: A Review Essay," International Bulletin of Missionary Research (January 2000), pp. 30-34

"The Impact of the Gulf War on Migration and Remittances in Asia and the Middle East," International Migration (December 1991)

"Economic Prospects in a United Yemen," Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Summer 1991)

"The Scottish Kirk in Rawalpindi and Murree," al-Mushir (Spring 1991)

"Images of Jesus in the Literatures of Pakistan," Muslim World (April 1990)

"Tombs with a View," Herald (Karachi) (August 1989)

"A Note on the District and Provincial Origins of Pakistani Migrants Abroad," Pakistan Manpower Review (Volume XV: 1989)

"The Fate of British Place Names in Pakistan," Asian Affairs (February 1987)

"The Importance of Regional Languages in Pakistan," al-Mushir (Summer 1986)

 "A Demographic Note on the Distribution of Minorities in Pakistan," al-Mushir (Spring 1985)

 "The Impact of International Migration on Economic Development in Pakistan," Asian Survey (May 1984)

 "The Role of Migration in Development:  Pakistan and the Gulf," Fletcher Forum (Summer 1981)

 "On the Bus to Quaid-I-Azam," Washington Post, 14 December 1979

 "Unrest Expected if Bhutto Hanged," Daily Northwestern, 23 February 1979

 "After 32 Years, Pakistan's Ideology Undefined," Daily Northwestern, 23 February 1979

 "Kathmandu," Macon Telegraph, 18 June 1978

 "Crowded Egypt Offers Little Future to Poor," Macon Telegraph, 24 July 1978

 "Bridge Crosses War Zones," Macon Telegraph, 31 January 1978

 "In Cairo's Coffee Shops, the Talk is of Peace," Macon Telegraph, 30 January 1978


Citizens, Slaves, Guest-Workers: The Dynamics of Labor Migration from South Asia, with Ijaz Shafi Gilani (Islamabad: Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad, 1985)

The Rise and Development of Urdu and the Importance of Regional Languages in Pakistan, with M. Geijbels (Rawalpindi: Christian Study Center, 1982)


"Building Banks in Mongolia" in Fifty Years in USAID: Stories from the Front Lines, Janet C. Ballantyne and Maureen Dugan, eds.  (Arlington, VA: Arlington Hall Press, 2012)

"The Challenges Never End: Managing Economic, Political and Environmental Concerns during a Period of Rapid Change, in Mongolians After Socialism, Bruce M. Knauft and Richard Tapir, eds., (Ulaanbaatar: Admon Press, 2012)

"A Day in the Life of a USAID Mission Director" in Shawn Dorman, ed., Inside a U.S. Embassy (Washington, DC: American Foreign Service Association, 2003)

 "Graduation" in Paul Asbury Seaman, ed., Far Above the Plain (Pasadena, CA; William Carey Library, 1996)


 Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire, William Fitzhugh et al (Hong Kong: Odyssey Books, 2013)

 American Poetry II, Mend-Oyoo G. et al (Ulaanbaatar: Mongolian Academy of Culture and Poetry, 2011)

 Deer Stones of the Jagalantyn Am, Tsagat Turban et al (Ulaanbaatar: National Museum of Mongolia, 2011)

 Contributions to Mongolia's Sustainable Energy Strategy, James P. Rizer et al (Ulaanbaatar:  DAI, 2001)


 Review of Central Asia and the World in Central Asia Monitor (4, 1994), pp. 36-3

 Review of Slum Dwellers of Islamabad in al-Mushir (Autumn 1987)

 Review of Atlas of Pakistan in Journal of Asian Studies (November 1986)

 Review of Taher's Last Testament in Bulletin of Concerned Asian Scholars (13:4, 1981)


"Bloody Week in Afghanistan Brings Back Memories of Never-Ending War," Global Atlanta (19 October 2018)

"Cashmere from Mongolia: One Way to Smooth Out Washington's Partisan Divide?" Global Atlanta (6 September 2018) 

"Why Mongolia -- and Cashmere -- Matters," Daily Caller (8 May 2018)

 "Mongolia's Moment? A Surprisingly Logical Choice to Host a Trump-Kim Summit," Global Atlanta (16 March 2018)

 "Wakanda's Foreign Policy," Global Atlanta (8 March 2018), reprinted from the Macon Telegraph

 "Dear Nasemi, I'm Sorry," Informed Comment (6 March 2017)

 "Change in India: A 50-Year Perspective," Span (January 2017)

 "Elvis Pressley: Alive and Well in Kazakhstan, Esquire/Kazakhstan (April 2015)

 "New Silk Road," Esquire/Kazakhstan (January 2015)

 "Mapping a; Path to the Future," Esquire/Kazakhstan (November 2014)

 "Commemorating International Day of the Girl," Esquire/Kazakhstan (October 2014)

 "Notes of a Diplomat: 20 Years After," Esquire/Kazakhstan (September 2014)