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London Bombing Attacks: Definitive Sources
Topic: Current Events 7:06 pm EDT, Jul  7, 2005


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Wikipedia can be very good at current events.

London Bombing Attacks: Definitive Sources

The Tipping Points
Topic: Current Events 10:56 pm EST, Mar  2, 2005

Can you know you are in the middle of a tipping point, or is it only something you can see in retrospect?

The Tipping Points

RE: Officials discuss how to delay Election Day
Topic: Current Events 8:37 am EDT, Jul 13, 2004

Decius wrote:
] k wrote:
] ] I guess, at present, i'm leaning towards the opinion that
] ] voting is a duty, an act of patriotism even, and that if you
] ] have to do it during a time of danger or instability, then
] you
] ] should suck it up and do it. I'm interested in other
] ] opinions, certainly... for now, I'm not ready to accept
] that
] ] someone who isn't congress should be able to play this game.
] I don't agree. When terror attacks occur a great deal of time
] passes when emotions are extremely high and there is
] widespread confusion. This can, and has, impacted elections.
] People should make electoral choices when their minds are
] clear.
] Imagine what would happen if there was a string of bombings of
] voting locations on election day?
] However, any way of addressing this issue should have a very
] clear structure. No more then a certain amount of delay should
] be allowed, and only under certain circumstances.

Interestingly, the CNN article states, "...there is no evidence that the bombings influenced the March 11 vote, ..." which was not the perception at the time.

RE: Officials discuss how to delay Election Day

War of Ideas, Part 5
Topic: Current Events 7:35 am EST, Jan 23, 2004

] Second, sometimes smashing someone in the face is
] necessary to signal others that they will be held
] accountable for the intolerance they incubate. Removing
] the Taliban and Saddam sent that message to every
] government in the area.

This is a good series. This article offers a sound bitey version of why we went to War in Iraq.

War of Ideas, Part 5

The Pentagon's New Map
Topic: Current Events 8:08 am EDT, Jul 18, 2003

] Since the end of the cold war, the United States has been
] trying to come up with an operating theory of the
] world—and a military strategy to accompany it. Now
] there’s a leading contender. It involves identifying the
] problem parts of the world and aggressively shrinking
] them. Since September 11, 2001, the author, a professor
] of warfare analysis, has been advising the Office of the
] Secretary of Defense and giving this briefing continually
] at the Pentagon and in the intelligence community. Now
] he gives it to you.

The Pentagon's New Map

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