Friday, March 9, 2007

Friday March 9 2007 Daily News

Dozens of children in state custody after immigration raid

The Two Faces Of NATO

"Professor Paul Rogers of England's Bradford University suggests that "the caution revolves around a suspicion that the U.S. is drawing NATO into a long-term geopolitical competition with Russia and China over influence in Central Asia.""

California Polytechnic State University, Pomona, to destroy books for Starbucks

Anarchists Against the Wall block Central Tel Aviv

Tuesday, March 6, 2007

Tuesday March 6 2007 Daily News

Cheney has blood clot in leg, returns to work

US STOCKS-S&P, Nasdaq up 1 pct as market rebounds

An Urban Exodus to the Countryside Is the Latest Real Estate Trend

Note: A move to a new society that is connected by wires, instead of having to be in direct contact all the time? In "The Tipping Point" Malcolm Gladwell mentions that humans can only have deep relationships with about 250 people at a time before they start becoming cold to other people. Perhaps it is possible to get the benefit of quality of life that comes from small town life while keeping work opportunities of bigger cities using the internet for working. But not all work can be outsourced. This could also end up with people becoming less competitive and the U.S. losing out economically, as there will always be foreigners who can do things cheaper.

Israel to Supply Vehicles for Iraq War

U.S., Iraqi Forces Invade Sadr City

Eyes on Iran

Sunday, February 25, 2007

Sunday Feb 25 2007 Daily News

U.S. and S.Korea set 2012 for military command changes

Truck bomb kills 37 near Sunni mosque

NATO issues warning after Kosovo violence

Re-arming Race In Mideast

Britain to Bolster Afghan Force

Biometrics Track the Bad Guys

"Soldiers might register detainees’ biometrics using a portable scanner. That info, combined with a brief history of the suspect, would be fed into a central database back in the States and analyzed by algorithms endlessly searching for connections between suspects. If, during a future operation, the soldiers happen across any of the same suspects as before, the system would alert them. Over time, the system might accumulate enough data on suspects’ movements to begin drawing conclusions about behavior patterns, allowing intelligence agents to predict suspects’ activities and, if necessary, thwart them."

Israeli troops raid Nablus

More deadly attacks in Baghdad

Friday, February 23, 2007

Friday Feb 23 2007 Daily News

Iraq 101

Pakistan tests long-range missile

Marines kill civilians, claim killing Iraq insurgents

US Democrats draft Iraq challenge

More UK soldiers for Afghanistan

UK armed forces 'face cash crisis'

World's tiniest RFID tag unveiled

"The minute devices measure just 0.05mm by 0.05mm (0.002x0.002in) and to the naked eye look like spots of powder.

They are thin enough to be embedded in a sheet of paper, Hitachi spokesman Masayuki Takeuchi says. "

"They have one major issue, however - they need an external antenna to work, and the smallest antenna developed so far is about 80 times bigger than the tags."

Record power for military laser

"A laser developed for military use is a few steps away from hitting a power threshold thought necessary to turn it into a battlefield weapon."