Search engine has plans to map the entire ocean floor over next five years
Google has spent $3million on satellite technology and claims it is better at tracking ships than most governments
Google is set to track the world’s warships and make the data available to billions of internet users, raising concerns over the security of the American naval fleet.
The search engine plans to offer the coordinates and identity of virtually all [...]
From Washington Times:
The Navy’s top officer detailed Tuesday the strategy for making sure the South China Sea and Western Pacific remain open to international shipping, saying an emerging China might try to “limit access in the region.”
The remarks by Adm. Jonathan Greenert, chief of naval operations, represented a frank assessment of China’s potential power grabs as it continues a military buildup that includes more ships and anti-ship weapons.
Adm. Greenert spoke a week after PresidentObama presented his military strategy, [...]
By Bill Gertz – The Washington Times
China’s military buildup has made impressive gains that pushed the Communist Party-controlled People’s Liberation Army closer to matching modern militaries, according to the Pentagon’s annual report to Congress made public Wednesday.
“Militarily, China’s sustained modernization program is paying visible dividends,” the report said. “During 2010, China made strides toward fielding an operational anti-ship ballistic missile, continued work on its aircraft carrier program, and finalized [...]
PRINCETON, NJ — U.S. military veterans and those currently on active military duty are less likely to approve of President Obama’s job performance than are Americans of comparable ages who are not in the military.
These results are based on an analysis of more than 238,000 interviews conducted as part of Gallup Daily tracking from January 2010 through April 2011. Respondents were classified as veterans/active-duty [...]
I had a feisty 35 minute sit-down with Donald Trump today in which he dug in on the “birther” controversy, answered Club for Growth’s charge that he is a “liberal,” talked about a possible independent run and answered your questions.
But we began with his get tough approach on gas prices:
Trump: Look at what’s going on with your gasoline prices. They’re going to go to $5, $6, $7 [...]
”Good Evening Mr. & Mrs. America, and All the Ships at Sea. Let’s go to press” (Walter Winchell)
Asian news, Wed. March 24, 2010
Direct TV ch. 357
Analyst on sovereign debt
…..Western sovereign debt problem just getting started.
……Don’t buy any Western long term bonds, including U.S. long term bonds
…..U.S. at as much risk as Europe’s problem nations.
Watch the bond yields over the coming weeks. If they keep trending higher due to the foreign [...]