The last week has not been a good one in my house.
My six-year-old has bronchitis.
My three-year-old has strept.
My wife has cancer and is immunocompromised, and we’re trying hard to keep her from catching either one. 127 more words
I recently had the privilege of hosting a series of think tank sessions in Melbourne and in Sydney for the occasion of the FST Future of Security events in March, which Pirean was a sponsor of. 879 more words
Within the Arabic speaking world there is considerable dialect diversity. In addition to the colloquial dialects, there is a superposed literary language which can be roughly divided into three historical periods: (1) Classical Arabic, approximately spanning the sixth through eighth centuries, characterized by the dominant influence of Arabs themselves (politically and culturally, including the literary output), and most notably including pre-Islamic poetry, the Koran, and the early Islamic literature; (2) Medieval Arabic, continuing up through much of the Nineteenth Century, characterized by a codified grammar and the predominant influence of non-Arab writers, and culminating in a long period of declining social and political importance; and (3) Modern Written Arabic, reflecting a renaissance in Arab self-consciousness and certain very notable trends toward breaking with the traditional forms and ideals. 82 more words
In June 2014, FINRA formed a Dispute Resolution Task Force to consider possible enhancements to its arbitration and mediation forum. A year earlier, FSI had also formed our own Arbitration Task Force to develop recommendations for FINRA on how to improve their dispute resolution program. 1,134 more words