Defense Tech: BLACK "TIA"-LIKE RESEARCH REVEALED: "BLACK 'TIA'-LIKE RESEARCH REVEALED We've been saying for months not to get too happy over the supposed 'death' of Total Information Awareness. Now, Defense Tech Pal Mike Sniffen reports that when Congress moved to defund TIA, it 'quietly agreed to continue paying to develop highly specialized software to gather... Continue Reading →
LAWeekly: "She would soon conclude that the OSP ? a pet project of Vice President Dick Cheney and Defense Secretary Don Rumsfeld ? was more akin to a nerve center for what she now calls a ?neoconservative coup, a hijacking of the Pentagon.? Though a lifelong conservative, Kwiatkowski found herself appalled as the radical wing... Continue Reading →
Cover Story/ Print: "Now al-Qaeda was responsible for 9/11. But when did Hamas attack us? And if Israel can co-exist and negotiate with Hezbollah, why is it America’s duty to destroy Hezbollah? Iran and North Korea, the authors warn, “present intolerable threats to American security. We must move boldly against them both and against all... Continue Reading →
Cover Story/ Print: "Revolutionary terror has been around for as long as this Republic. It was used by Robespierre’s Committee on Public Safety and by People’s Will in Romanov Russia. Terror has been the chosen weapon of anarchists, the IRA, Irgun, the Stern Gang, Algeria’s FLN, the Mau Mau, MPLA, the PLO, Black September, the... Continue Reading →
Cover Story/ Print: "Said young Lincoln in his Lyceum address, ?If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.?"
Guardian Unlimited | Special reports | How spies chose the intelligence that justified war: "In other words, argues Heuer, unwittingly intelligence analysts can be fooled into assembling the case that appears 'most likely', rather than challenging the evidence to find out what is actually true. And according to recently retired intelligence professionals on both sides... Continue Reading →
IHT Article Print Page: "'When America or Israel names its enemies without strengthening its friends, it only ends up crowning its enemies as the popular leaders of their people,' remarked the Middle East expert Stephen Cohen."
Foreign Affairs - U.S. Power and Strategy After Iraq - Joseph S. Nye, Jr.: "The Bush administration's new national security strategy gets much right but may turn out to be myopic. The world has changed in ways that make it impossible for the most dominant power since Rome to go it alone. U.S. policymakers must... Continue Reading →
MSNBC - Racing the Clock in Iraq: "None of this was expected when Bush launched his war, saying Americans would be welcomed as liberators. Perhaps the best measure of the failure so far of the administration's grand neocon vision is that while Americans are now spending hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars on Iraq, they'll... Continue Reading →