You may be familiar with Foreign Policy Initiative and directors William Kristol and Robert Kagan. And you may be familiar with FPI’s 25 February 2011 open letter to President Barack Obama. Forty-five former U.S. government officials and assorted foreign policy experts, including the likes of Paul Wolfowitz, Max Boot, John Podhoretz, and Randy Scheunemann (foreign […]
Archives for October 2011
An interesting trend has developed in modern warfare—the use of weapons without projectiles or explosives. These weapons use radio frequency waves, microwaves, millimeter waves, electromagnetic waves, lasers and all manner of energies to disarm or even physically damage an enemy.
Destroy approaching ammunition before it hits you! A dream scenario? Not with LEDS. When installed in full-configuration on your vehicle, the system will neutralise all threats on the battlefield by means of combined active signature management, soft- and hard-kill capability.
Texas Governor Rick Perry released his plan for spending reform and altering the American tax code this week. Here are the highlights of the plan, called Cut, Balance and Grow:
You don’t need a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to tell you food and energy prices are up. Economists like to strip them out of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) to reduce comparison volatility. It would be nice if we could do the same when it comes time to pay the bills. But […]
A must watch movie.
Heading west to Normandy for our WWII D-day trip with Paul Woodadge (ddayhistorian.com) meant dealing with a Parisian train station (Paris Gare St. Lazare), with which we were not familiar. Previously, we had been traveling south to Beaune or Provence or Switzerland from the familiar Paris Gare Lyon and had been issued tickets that required […]