Monthly Archives: November 2011

War for Rare Earth Metals or Who will be next?

This summer, the Senate subcommittee on energy issues held a hearing on legislative proposals aimed at setting new federal policy on the extraction, recycling and research for many materials, including rare earth elements, that are critical to the manufacturing of … Continue reading

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Homeland insecurity at the airports

The Underwear bomber. Passed through 12 layers of security. Narrowly escaped the approximately 300 people who were traveling on Christmas Day 2009 with a flight line of the U.S. Northwest Airlines from Amsterdam to Detroit, the catastrophe. On board was … Continue reading

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Vengeful Librarians

But we reported on this months ago. In an anonymous industrial park in Virginia, in an unassuming brick building, the CIA is following tweets — up to 5 million a day. At the agency’s Open Source Center, a team known … Continue reading

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Military action against iran by israel

Three issues lie at the heart of the controversy about whether Israel should attack Iran: necessity, legitimacy and capability. No one disputes that Tehran’s nuclear project is progressing slowly, despite the West’s efforts to curb it altogether. The unknown element … Continue reading

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