Archive for May, 2011
As I reflect on Memorial Day here in my study, I think about what’s going on in the world today. I strongly believe that those who live in this country have a lot to be grateful for. Life here can be painful at times, but things always have a way of working out. I wish [...]
I have been reading with great concern about the recent surge in Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal. While Russia, the United States, Great Britain, and France are all expected to reduce their nuclear arsenals over the coming decade (the U.S. by some 20 percent), Pakistan — along with India and North Korea — is expected to increase [...]
There have been several topics in the news recently that have caught my attention. I wonder if they have caught your attention, too.
As you know, we have been working on a book about Network Solutions for the past few years. Early in this process, we interviewed a number of people who played key roles in [...]
I recently read an article about some new initiatives being undertaken by the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). It is my understanding that ARPA-E has been modeled by the Department of Energy after the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and that its charter is to pursue high-risk, high-reward energy technologies.
According to [...]
I am sure that you are as pleased as I am by the news that Osama bin Laden was killed early Monday in Pakistan by U.S. Navy SEAL special operations personnel led by the CIA. From what I understand, there was an intense firefight that unfolded over a 40-minute period. Osama was given the opportunity [...]