The US cannot invest the kind of money into Afghanistan and Pakistan that the military would require to bring about a reasonable chance of successfully culling the power of the extremist movement given that it is growing with every mistake the west makes. However the US can invest the kind of money needed to improve the infrastructure of both countries if they could get a handle on corruption and the drugs trafficking. Isn’t an offer of financial support (with no strings apart from guarantees on corruption and drugs) a much better way to go? Strangely it would seem that Obama seeks to appease Iran whilst continuing to attack Afghanistan when he should be seeking conditional appeasement with both of them, and perhaps even extending this to Pakistan..
Our preview of the big show will be up in the next day or so, but in the meantime check out last year’s coverage to see how much of what went on at CES was hype and how much of it actually came to pass.I’ll be in Las Vegas for the show and will be meeting with as many exhibitors as I can cram into the five days I’m there. If there’s something you want to know whether it’s a question you want asked of a manufacturer or a status update on a particular gadget here’s your chance. As we did last year, I’ll field your questions and do my best to get the goods, with answers posted here on this blog.Universe hates Higgs boson, Chicago CubsBy John Bowman, CBCNews.
We spent a day together filming a piece for Newsnight, during which time we talked about everything from marriage to moguls. I was looking forward to seeing him again today at the opening of his exhibition of zodiac heads at Somerset House. There has been no word from him since..
Bhatla right here starting at 1 o’clock.Live Blog Why simply being male is a risk factor for poor mental healthNASA’s Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan says, we’re on the verge of things people have wondered about for millennia. Are we alone? And here we are, she says, on the verge of finding that out. Stofan predicts there will be strong indications of life beyond earth within a decade, and definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years.
Among the more unusual items collected recently at Bob Hope a cattle prod, a stun gun, numchucks, inert grenades, a sword concealed in a cane, a dagger and a belt buckle knife.Usually, passengers will surrender lighters, cuticle scissors and other small items without a problem. But passengers caught carrying knives and guns or who try to conceal other prohibited items can face fines or arrest.Most folks don’t really have any ill intent,” Garcia Hamilton said. Most of it is, ‘I forgot it was in there,’ or ‘I didn’t know it was in there.”’Lighters, which make up the bulk of the items 28,932 so far this year at Bob Hope and 350,342 at LAX were added to the list of prohibited items on April 14.They were banned years after would be shoe bomber Richard Reid in December 2001 tried to use matches mid flight to light plastic explosives in his shoes.