China launched a communication satellite for Venezuela in 2008. The next phase in Hugo Chavez’s drive for Bolivarian excellence will entail the Venezuelans launching their own satellite (with Chinese assistance) in 2012 – a feat with dual implications.
One is related to the nature of the payload. According to a
Venezuelan official [...]
The Arab Spring pushes up demand for body guards in Middle East and dozens come to Israel to learn the trade from former members of the country’s secret services. But don’t call them body guards. The preferred term today is Personal Protection Specialists.
China’s largest inland lake has disappeared in worst drought to hit the centre and east of the country for more than half a century.
Almost half of all the country’s rice fields have been affected and four
million people do not have access to drinking water.
At Honghu Lake, [...]
But Marines on the front lines in Afghanistan say there is an urgent need for a weapon that is small and powerful enough to protect them from insurgents planting roadside bombs.
Marines already have small spy drones with high-powered cameras, but what they need is a way to destroy the enemies that their drones discover.
China today not only claims Taiwan, but the Senkaku Islands that Japan claims, and all of the islands in the South China Sea, which are also claimed by Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Is it our obligation to validate all of these claims against China? What is our vital interest in any of these [...]
Conspiracy Theory With Jesse Ventura – Episode 7: Apocalypse 2012 (Part 1/6)
Solar storms in 2012 threaten electrical grids around the world. The US government is working to protect top government officials while you dangle in the wind.
A South Korean businessman claimed Monday that North Korea has succeeded in mounting a nuclear warhead on a missile that can reach the United States.
Kim Young-il, the head of a small South Korean firm that has business ties with North Korea, said he heard the information from a person familiar with the North’s missile [...]
We realize that for most people this may be decried as fear-mongering and crazy survival talk. We can’t help but point out, however, that it’s not just Representative Roscoe Bartlett, economist Marc Faber, and trend forecaster Gerald Celente that are recommending you prepare and head for rural areas. The [...]
One of world’s most authoritative voices on Pakistan’s nuclear strength and American nuclear expert Hans Kristensen told TOI that a nuclear-tipped NASR seemed more like a weapon intended for use against Indian forces advancing into Pakistani territory.
Both the euro and Europe’s visa-free travel zone,
the two most visible achievements of postwar integration, are under
such serious assault that officials openly speculate about their demise.