Media Watch

'19Jan
23

Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

A friend of mine, who runs a large television production company in the car-mad city of Los Angeles, recently noticed that his intern, an aspiring filmmaker from the People’s Republic of China, was walking to work...
'18Dec
28

In 2018, Trump turned the White House into a source of instability and disruption. Expect more in 2019

Concern, even among so far docile Washington Republicans, about Trump's course is palpable.During a discombobulating holiday season, a constitutional or international crisis felt just around the corner. In an...
'18Dec
19

The Next Commander In Chief? Democrats Hone Foreign Policy Pitches

Enlarge this image Both Democratic Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts have already given major foreign-policy addresses ahead...
'18Oct
25

The midterms are already hacked. You just don’t know it yet.

One evening last May in Knoxville, Tennessee, during the night of the local primary election, Dave Ball, the assistant IT director for Knox County, settled into the Naugahyde chair of his dusty home office and...
'18Oct
17

Khashoggi case: All previous updates

Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entered Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to obtain a document certifying he divorced his ex-wife so he could remarry. He has not been seen since.Turkish sources...
'18Sep
23

American Muslims 17 years after 9/11

17 years after 9/11 terrorist attacks, American Muslims remain on the receiving end since 9/11/2001 but their plight has taken a new twist under President Donald Trump whose anti-Muslim policies alarmingly fomented...
'18Aug
07

Saving the Galaxy: The C-5 AMP/RERP Program

C-5 Galaxy (click to view full) When it was introduced, back in 1970, the C-5 Galaxy was the largest plane in the world. It also has the highest operating cost of any US Air Force weapon system, owing to extremely...
'18Jun
26

The New Satellite Arms Race Threatening to Explode in Space

In the midafternoon of January 11, 2007, US Air Force major general William Shelton sat at the head of a table in a command center at California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base, holding a telephone to each ear. Shelton...
'18Apr
25

Political Poison: The Fraught Cold War History of Novichok

April 25, 2018  02:49 PM Print Feedback Comment No problem, says Andrew Weber, I can show you the pictures. The weapons expert, formerly a high-ranking official in the U.S. Defense Department, is sitting...
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