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Moscow has shown no readiness to consider further nuclear cuts.

There is still a very important perhaps vital, chapter of international peace and security history to be written. On 5 April 2009 in Prague, US President Barack Obama declared his vision for achieving the ‘ 465 more words

Diplomacy

The Other Cause Of Terrorism

By Alan Caruba ~

I never fail to be astonished by the amount of corruption there is in the world. It is a very human trait whether it was royalty asserting that they ruled by God’s choice until their subjects rose up against them or modern day despots encountering the same fate. 1,058 more words

Public Opinion

Water and Global Security

Source: http://water.usgs.gov/edu/earthwherewater.html

The American intelligence community recently released a report warning that problems with water could destabilize various regions of the world over the next decade. 32 more words

Doomsday Clock Puts Us 3 Minutes Away from Apocalypse

The Doomsday Clock is now two minutes closer to midnight, thanks to the specter of climate change and unchecked nuclear proliferation.

The hands of the symbolic clock, managed by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Science and Security Board, were moved forward to 11.57 earlier this week, which means the board thinks “the probability of global catastrophe is very high.” 12.00 signifies the apocalypse. 293 more words

Patriarchal Honor/Shame: The Common Thread in so-called "Islamic" Terrorism

Somali boys are taught by their parents to hit first whenever someone insults or taunts them. So explained Ayaan Hirsi Ali to a social worker when she was a translator and student in the Netherlands (see her book, … 499 more words

Global Security

French authorities warn of waking terrorist sleeper cells

Law enforcement officers in France are now working at erasing their social media presence as well as carrying their weapons at all times. News officials in France on Saturday report that French intelligence officials have learned that terror sleeper cells have become active in the last 24 hours. 153 more words

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