http://www.rferl.org/App_Themes/RFE_en-US/img/top_logo.gifBy Richard Solash. It's more than 11,000 kilometers from Shakargarh, a city in northeastern Pakistan, to the venerated halls of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, one of the top universities in the United States. Twenty-five-year-old Khalid Raza lives in Shakargarh but is taking "The Challenges of Global Poverty," a course taught by a former adviser to the World Bank and a professor of international economics at MIT. Recently, while on the bus, he pulled out his laptop and submitted one of his first assignments. Read more...