Aug 17, 2007 -With the earth's population now more concentrated in cities than rural areas for the first time in history, small groups can wreak havoc like never before. A new report looks at the implications.
Aug 03, 2007 -Presidential hopefuls Senator Barak Obama (D-IL) and the former governor of Massachusetts Mitt Romney each made news yesterday offering how they would improve the security of the United States.
Jul 19, 2007 -With all the kinetic commentary on the National Intelligence Estimate's analysis that al Qaeda is resilient and revamping to attack the United States, comes this interesting bit of news about the leader of its affiliate in Iraq, al Qaeda in Mesopotamia: He's a ghost.
Jul 05, 2007 -Ever since enemy combatants in the "war on terrorism" were detained at Guantanamo prison, a debate has raged between those who believe Guantanamo prison and the legal limbo it represents is a necessary evil in this new age of spectacular terrorism and those who believe it is an erosion of our Constitution and the due process rights it affords.
Jul 05, 2007 -It's no secret the U.S. military in Iraq relies on a vast army of private contractors - about 126,000 - to help bolster U.S. troops occupying and stabilizing Iraq. But unlike soldiers returning from Iraq suffering from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) who can rely on government care, private contractors who return must face their demons alone, relying on the private healthcare system reports the New York Times.