Developing countries must boost broadband: U.N.

  Developing countries must boost broadband: U.N. By Jonathan Lynn GENEVA (Reuters) - Developing countries risk missing out on the benefits of information technology because of their lack of broadband infrastructure, a U.N. agency said. Lack of broadband Internet access deprives countries of the possibility of building up offshoring industries, the United Nations Conference on... Continue Reading →

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Neocons Salivating Over Their Next Great Exaggerated "Threat": Electromagnetic Pulse Attack | Politics | AlterNet

  By Robert Farley, Right Web. Posted October 22, 2009. A diverse array of rightwing factions have united behind the effort to promote the EMP threat thesis. Last month, Christian conservatives’ favorite presidential hopeful, Mike Huckabee, headlined a national conference in Niagara, New York, titled “Protecting America Against Permanent Continental Shutdown From Electromagnetic Pulse.” Sponsored... Continue Reading →

Islamist conspiracy theorists with nuclear weapons: Why Iran has to be stopped – Telegraph Blogs

  Mahmoud Ahmadinejad believes Iran must 'export' the Iranian revolution (Photo: AP) Those who dismiss the threat of a nuclear Iran fail to appreciate the true nature of that country’s regime. Consider, if you will, the suicide bomb which yesterday killed 42 people in Sistani-Baluchistan (a region of Iran which borders Afghanistan and Pakistan). General... Continue Reading →

Establishing the Right Precedent in Supplying Fuel to Iran – Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

  Establishing the Right Precedent in Supplying Fuel to Iran George Perkovich, Pierre Goldschmidt Proliferation Analysis, October 7, 2009 Note: The initial posting of this analysis, on October 6, contained an error which is corrected here. UN Security Council resolutions 1737, 1747, and 1803 do allow Iran to import fuel for light water reactors, including... Continue Reading →

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