Wow. it’s August 31st. Where did the summer go? It’s Independence Day in Kyrgyzstan, another Central Asian nation that emerged from the wreckage of the Soviet Union in 1991. Today is Hari Merdeka in Malaysia, a celebration of that nation’s independence from Britain in 1957.
If you find typos in this document, I would appreciate a notification. And, as always, if you find this material useful in your practice, I would be grateful to hear what you think of it. I seek your peer review.