Defense Minister Ehud Barak confirmed on Thursday Haaretz’s report that President Barack Obama recently received a new National Intelligence Estimate report on the Iranian nuclear program, which shares Israel’s view that Iran has made significant progress toward military nuclear capability, and said that the report has raised the urgency of the issue.
Speaking on Israel Radio on Thursday morning, Barak said that there is a U.S. intelligence report being passed around [...]
Internet activists who killed an antipiracy campaign on Capitol Hill in January are back on the virtual warpath against efforts to improve America’s cyber defenses. As then, the ferocity of the ire is disconnected from the modesty of the legislation.
Concern over the vulnerability of America’s digital networks has grown with dependence on them. The government devotes tremendous resources to protect its systems from hackers, terrorists and states like China or [...]
by Ben Tanosborn
America’s Iraq Experience: Invasi-Eradicavi-Turbavi
Julius Caesar undoubtedly was showing off with his Veni-Vidi-Vici (I came, I saw, I conquered) when referencing to his short war outside Zela (Zile) in Turkey over two millennia ago. Similarly, if we were to use a short catchy-comment for the almost nine years America has invested in its “Iraq Mission,” we would be on target by condensing the US experience in also three Latin words, [...]
Bank of America continues slouching toward destruction, with its stock price tanking (down nearly 50% since the start o the year), credit default swaps (basically, wagers on its default) up, layoffs coming, and theoretically under the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, no bailout in sight.
Buried yesterday in a Bloomberg piece was the seeming throwaway line that “Bank of America’s bond-insurance prices last week surged to a [...]