Publication: World Affairs Board

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Russia Spy Agencies May Be Going Back to Typewriters?

One way to slow down the Snowden types until the world masters computer and internet security. What's next? Pigeons?Quote: Are Russian spies switching to typewriters to avoid interception?July 12, 2013 by Joseph FitsanakisFor the first time in over ... [Published World Affairs Board - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Taliban Making Military Gains in Afghanistan / Seeks to Retake Afghan Province

While the World's attention is on the latest Gaza crisis and the ISIS advances in Iraq and Syria, meanwhile in Afghanistan there is equally bad news.Taliban Making Military Gains in Afghanistanhttp://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/27/wo...html?ref=worldTaliban ... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

UHAC at RIMPAC

Ultra heavyweight Amphibious Connector .I guess thats the 21st century of saying LCT ( Landing Craft Tank)If the full scale vehicle will be able to carry 3 tanks, its really gonna be huge.Marines test new beach assault vehicle - CNN.comQuote: (CNN) ... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Is American or Western foreign policy responsible for the anarchy in Libya

Americans have departed the embassy in Tripoli under threat for their lives. Warring militias are fighting near the embassy. After Gaddafi the conditions in Libya have collapsed. With so much discussion about failed American FP, is this another examp ... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tier IIA Safehouse

As I am (forced) to narrow down how I want my ranch house, I come back to the underlying notion to design it to the philosophy of a . It's an imaginary concept, as far as I know, and runs something like this:Tier III: Unpowered storage depot with food, ... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Jimenez Arms....thoughts?

I was Pawn shopping yesterday and came across several models in one store.Notes on one gun forum from 2011 doesn't rate them that high.......and that's putting it nicely. ... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

War in Europe?

What a crazy world. Russia looks like it wants to flex its muscles after failures to win its last major confrontation and deliver real political and economic reform. Her autocratic ruler looks increaingly out of touch with reality. Austria has delivered ... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Does the world seem really screwed up at the moment?

Well, more than usual. (Usual being my frame of reference which due to my age is the '90s onward.) ... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Understanding our drive to explore

This is a very long article, hopefully some of the excerpts will motivate people to read the aricle in its entirety which I have linked at the bottom.I have placed this in the ancient, medieval and Early modern ages forum, which may appear on first read, ... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Lego, rubber ducks and ocean currents

How Lego figures and rubber ducks reveal ocean secretsQuote: Weird and wonderful objects washed up on the world's beaches shed more light on the workings of the ocean currents than you might think. Richard Fisher reports.Marooned on an island, if you ... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Need info on Chicago's iconic foodie & blues joints

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdSN7ExQziwBourdain is very good at locating great street food. His recommendations are worth looking into.Obviously, UNO's deep dish pizza is a must-go, though it's not really "street", since it sits on the Magnificent ... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

My Students Don't Know How to Have a Conversation

Generally, not a shocker, but how we came here?- - - - - - - - -"Students’ reliance on screens for communication is detracting—and distracting—from their engagement in real-time talk."Recently I stood in front of my class, observing an all-too-familiar ... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 21 2014]

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...Dave George of the Marine Corps Warfighting Lab, which developed the UHAC with funding from the Office of Naval Research, said in a press release. "This is a great way to let people know that this new technology is being developed."
"Students’ reliance on screens for communication is detracting—and distracting—from their engagement in real-time talk."
"Much previous research has concentrated on either mechanisms or optimality at the expense of the other."
...The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Savchenko had been spirited across the border illegally after she was seized by the separatists. "By openly abducting citizens of Ukraine on the territory of their state, the Russian authorities not only violate all international norms but also exceed elementary norms of decency and morality" the statement added

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Russia Spy Agencies May Be Going Back to Typewr... [Published World Affairs Board - 14 hours ago]
Taliban Making Military Gains in Afghanistan / ... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 28 2014]
UHAC at RIMPAC [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 27 2014]
Tier IIA Safehouse [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 26 2014]
Is American or Western foreign policy responsib... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 26 2014]
Jimenez Arms....thoughts? [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 24 2014]
War in Europe? [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 24 2014]
Does the world seem really screwed up at the mo... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 23 2014]
Understanding our drive to explore [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 23 2014]
Lego, rubber ducks and ocean currents [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 22 2014]
Need info on Chicago's iconic foodie & blues jo... [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 22 2014]
My Students Don't Know How to Have a Conversation [Published World Affairs Board - Jul 21 2014]
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