A Question & A PropositionSo,

by Nathan Hamm on 12/16/2003

A Question & A PropositionSo, the Soviets put up a lot of
statues of Lenin during their tenure. Many of these ended up unwanted.
A couple even found their way to a permanent home in the United States.
One stands in Seattle without any hint of it being a joke. Then there’s this beautiful one
in Dallas.
I ask then, what’s being done with all those statues of Saddam? I’d
imagine there’s a lot of them.
I propose that at least one makes its way to the United States, maybe
to Dearborn, Michigan specifically, to sit forever in a hole in the
ground with a plaque adorned with Ozymandias

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Nathan is the founder and Principal Analyst for Registan, which he launched in 2003. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Uzbekistan 2000-2001 and received his MA in Central Asian Studies from the University of Washington in 2007. Since 2007, he has worked full-time as an analyst, consulting with private and government clients on Central Asian affairs, specializing in how socio-cultural and political factors shape risks and opportunities and how organizations can adjust their strategic and operational plans to account for these variables. More information on Registan's services can be found here, and Nathan can be contacted via Twitter or email.

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