Archive for: January 1, 2008

January 1, 2008

Ripple Effects Raise Concern

Filed under: Foreign Countries & Policy,War On Terror - 01 Jan 2008

For decades, the U.S. has watched warily as Pakistan has tangled with India, developed nuclear weapons and fostered alliances with militant Islamist fighters. Now, the assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is stoking fears both of new unrest …

Each Year More and More People Forget Pearl Harbor

Filed under: History - 01 Jan 2008

Each year more and more people forget Pearl Harbor, and there are fewer mentions in the news about it. Within another decade very few will still be alive, who were there to remind us and their recollections will not be …

Five Foreign Nationals Indicted for Being Illegal Agents for Venezuela

Filed under: American National Security,Immigration - 01 Jan 2008

Four Venezuelans and an Uruguayan national were charged on December 20 by a federal grand jury on charges of acting and conspiring to act as agents of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (“Venezuela”) within the United States, without prior notification …

Remembering Bob Clark, Director of “A Christmas Story”

Filed under: Potpourri - 01 Jan 2008

In many American homes, Clark’s 1983 award-winning film has joined “A Christmas Carol,” “It’s a Wonderful Life,” and “Miracle on 34th Street” as mandatory Yuletide fare. Christmas simply would not be the “most wonderful time of the year” without …

Who Cares if the World Loves Us Or Not?

Some writers and reporters have written glowing reports lately about the recent NIE Report and how it has enhanced our standing in the world’s eyes. They happily tell us that if a democrat is elected president in 2008 the world …