Month: November 2006

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty is Dead

With the signing of the deal with India, North Korea, Iran and even Israel can breathe a sigh of relief. No longer can the United States declare that it has been even-handed in how it treats ‘rogue’ nuclear nations. Even…

Cluster Bombs and Cluster F*** Ups

I believe Halutz gave specific orders. I believe those orders were relayed. I also believe in the independence and free spirit that is as key to Israeli victories as it is to these tragic ‘mistakes.’ The adage of no battle…

A Late Veterans’ Day Memorial

I read this from one of my daughter’s 3rd-grade classmates. Q: Veterans are important because… A: …Or else we would not be able to say the Pledge of Allegiance Moved me to tears. Just frank words from an eight year…

A Cheap Solution to Save Lives in Iraq

Phantom checkposts are easily set up and lethal to civilians and soldiers alike. With all the technology deployed to keep people safe, solving this problem is a no-brainer. IFF (Identify Friend-Foe) is a forty-plus year technology geared to giving fighter…